Tag Archives: Bruno Ganz

passively complicit outrage

There are a number of near non-resolvable dilemmas that artists face in representing the holocaust in their creations. It addition to contributing a broader and profound understanding of the complexities of this tragedy, there are other considerations such as whether … Continue reading

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the reacting meme

Hitler is against SOPA.In a way its the normalization of Hitler that would have Saul Friedlander cringing, and perhaps Susan Sontag smiling at the camp of it all. It casts a light, or shadow back on the documentary The Corporation … Continue reading

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scorched earth policy: the burning fiddler

The dull oppressive heaviness of Nazi neo-classicism. The scorched earth policy. Everything to repress regeneration and to seal off the gases of expressionist madness that could escape and find their way into the water. It was a meaningless world. If … Continue reading

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EMBODIED MEANING & COMPREHENDING A CONTEXT

The video parodies of the German film ”The Downfall” have become an internet phenomenon. Only under the ”Secret powers of time” could these events happen. ¬†The mash-ups and photocollages of this film and reveals how pleasurable the re-organizing and re-contextualizing … Continue reading

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REAP WHAT YOU SOW?

In the present day understanding, modern science is supposed to have begun in 1543, when both Copernicus and Vesalius published their great works. It is no derogation however, to point out that their accomplishments did not appear overnight. The distinctive … Continue reading

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MEMES & MASHUP THEMES

”Henry ( Jenkins )¬†argues that spreadability adds value to an idea by allowing the idea to inhabit different contexts. He states: Rather than emphasizing the direct replication of “memes,” a spreadable model assumes that the repurposing and transformation of media … Continue reading

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