Saturday, 25 September 2010

Simulation, Simulacrum, Simulacra and the representation of the reality

With the invention of photography the image of reality could be copied ad infinitum. You no longer needed to paint it. Now we have the biggest copying machine ever invented in the Internet. Jean Baudrillard's ideas on simulacra and simulacrum and the representation of reality through the media and mass communication are very cleverly put across in this must-see video by Jimmy Weng.

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