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A World Between the Words and Reader

Spectacles are events or scenes regarded in terms of their visual impact and these could be everyday situations or something which has caused more of a scene but either way, it has had an impact on the person who has viewed it. 535 mots de plus

Spectacles And Simulacra

The Matrix, The Media And Postmodern Politics

I often use the film,  The Matrix (Wachowski Bros., 1999), as a way to introduce students to postmodernist ideas and how they dominate contemporary political thinking, and also to illustrate the hyper-reality that permeates the social space. 2 502 mots de plus


Consume your Art Like a Snickers Bar?

Consumerism is such a buzzword these days, isn’t it?

When you think about it, there’s not much that can’t be commodified or broken down into simpler parts for distribution and eventual sale to a market. 1 467 mots de plus

Modern And Contemporary Asian Art

Northwestern vs. Ohio State, a serious and self-parodically high-brow preview

« Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn’t you ?
People’d call, say, « Beware doll, you’re bound to fall.

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Theory Versus Practice (YouTube Video)

I made a YouTube video detailing the split between theory and practice that I experience in my day to day life as a writer and thinker, and reference philosophers that talk about the split, such as William James, the American pragmatist. 101 mots de plus

Antonin Artaud and Guy Debord: Theatre and Spectacle


This article analyses Antonin Artaud’s theatre theory (the Theatre of Cruelty) by comparing his perspective on modern society and modern theatre to thinkers such as Jacques Derrida, Jacques Rancière and Jean Baudrillard. 4 742 mots de plus

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