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But When, Now?

Bernardo Alexander Attias Professor of Communication Studies, California State University Northridge   Baudrillard Now: But when, now? The title and timing of this charter issue in the Summer of 2020…

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Posted in Postmodern theory

Fatal Fascination, or, Counterinsurgency as Suicide

Andrew McLaverty-Robinson Andrew McLaverty-Robinson is a freelance researcher and political dissident based in the UK. His major works include a three-volume introduction and critique of Homi Bhabha, now available from…

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Posted in Photography

About Baudrillard Photographies 1985-1998. Christa Steinle

There is no doubt that Jean Baudrillard, just like Derrida, Lyotard, Foucault, Virilio, Lacan and Deleuze, is one of those French philosophers whose theories had the most influence worldwide in…

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Posted in Radical anthropology

America. Jean Baudrillard

Why do people live in New York? There is no relationship between them. Except for inner electricity which results from the simple fact of their being crowded together. A magical…

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Posted in Philosophy Sociology

The fate of energy — Wyrmwood: Road of the dead, ecology, and Baudrillard’s zombie

Brett Nicholls University of Otago This paper offers a reading of the Roche-Turner brothers film, Wyrmwood: Road of the dead (2014), in terms of Jean Baudrillard’s work on the fate…

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Posted in Photography Postmodern theory

Kairos and contingency in photography: Jean Baudrillard’s photographs

by Peter Weibel The extraordinary impact of Baudrillard’s theoretical work on the development of art in the entire world is well known. Little known is the fact that Baudrillard himself…

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Posted in Philosophy Radical anthropology Sociology

Masses

“The problem is what’s behind the request – they don’t like what I have to say,  but they come to me anyway, because they need someone to say something different,…

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Posted in Others Radical anthropology

The art of disappearing

Jean Baudrillard, Truls Lie 17 April 2007 The French philosopher Jean Baudrillard (1929-2007) gave us the tools to understand the media society and counteract the total assimilation into capitalist overproduction….

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Posted in Postmodern theory Sociology

Sociology of Art, Baudrillard and Marcuse

Douglas Kellner Oakland, PSA, April 2007[i] When asked to contribute to this forum on art and sociology I was working on a paper on Baudrillard and his book The Conspiracy…

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