How to hold out: lessons from a labyrinth -
How to hold out: lessons from a labyrinthThe Island.lk (subscription)Jean Baudrillard, 'Cool Memories', London, Verso, 1990, pp. 223-24. HOLDING OUT is then a story of "the accursed children" of contemporary Sri Lankan history, not the spoilt children of the post-Civil War years. It is a story from the age of "hard ...
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 12:58 pm
What I Saw At The Debate Between Dissent and
What I Saw At The Debate Between Dissent and American Affairs ...First ThingsOur daily blog content exclusive to the web hits on hot topics in both religion and public life and will keep you informed and entertained all week.and more »
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 8:59 am
Why Your Vacation Photos Are More About You
Why Your Vacation Photos Are More About You Than What You SeeTIMEHe collected images and produced a video, installations and silkscreen prints, all of which questioned the reality of a site that seemed to be an “authentic fake," a term used by Umberto Eco, who, with Jean Baudrillard, forged the concept of ...
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 7:13 am
QUALI VORAGINI CULTURALI, QUALI DIRUPI
Il Paese delle DonneQUALI VORAGINI CULTURALI, QUALI DIRUPI ESISTENZIALI, QUALI VUOTI SOCIALI NASCONDE UNA BOMBA ...Il Paese delle Donne“Contro un sistema che vive dell'esclusione della morte, morte-zero anche in guerra – scrisse Jean Baudrillard (Lo spirito del terrorismo, Cortina 2002)- si erge la morte sacrificale per un'idea”. La contrapposizione, come avverte lo stesso Baudrillard ...
Posted on 25 May 2017 | 11:51 pm
Neocamp Examines the Queer Artist's Role in
Out MagazineNeocamp Examines the Queer Artist's Role in Today's Media-Driven CultureOut Magazine"These ideas can be such a hurdle when you're thinking about the confluence of [Jean] Baudrillard and contemporary club music, but you're also a crossdresser," he says. "People get very distracted by things queer people do just to exist," which is why ...
Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:06 pm
The Future Is Here
Ligaya Mishan The Peripheral by William Gibson William Gibson’s new novel, The Peripheral , takes the form of one of the most traditional of science-fiction narratives, an anthropological account of first contact between cultures. In this case, the encounter is not interplanetary but between two different periods of time. The book unfolds in two distinct futures, one approximately a decade or ...
Posted on 21 March 2015 | 8:29 am
The 50 most memorable travel quotes
Jean Baudrillard, Cool Memories II 49. "You go away for a long time and return a different person – you never come all the way back." – Paul Theroux, Dark Star Safari 50. "Travelling through the world produces a marvellous clarity in the judgment of men.
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 5:57 pm
Jonathan Franzen's Postcard from East Africa
But this only changed the terms of the question of why I travel. It didn’t answer it. Consider the French sociologist Jean Baudrillard’s theory of the simulacrum— the idea that consumer capitalism has replaced reality with representations of reality.
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 3:00 am
A Culture Warrior Contemplates Defeat
Vargas Llosa singles out one French thinker in particular, Jean Baudrillard, to expound on the problem. Baudrillard was an old acquaintance of Vargas Llosa’s, a fellow student and Leftist radical at the Sorbonne in the late 1950s and early ‘60s.
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 11:00 pm
A Tale As Old As...Twitter?: A Breakdown Of
Perhaps this kind of breakdown is best left to the scholars, like French philosopher Jean Baudrillard, who expounded upon the result of the metaphorical and actual lost reference point in his seminal treatise "Simulacra and Simulation," which excavates the ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Jean Baudrillard Jams With Mike Kelley
Everything about this is strange: here is a recording of postmodern philosopher Jean Baudrillard reciting his poetry while a freestyle band backs him up. The members of the group include Mike Kelley, the dearly departed visual artist and founder of Destroy ...
Posted on 14 March 2012 | 3:36 am