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By Kim Toffoletti

Jean Baudrillard has been a different highbrow voice in lots of of the main debates and concerns dealing with an more and more globalised, media-driven global. Baudrillard Reframed bargains these operating with Baudrillard’s principles an available evaluate of his better-known arguments, in addition to extending past them to severely have interaction along with his radical notions of phantasm, singularity and the deadly. Kim Toffoletti surveys the guidelines of this influential - frequently provocative - French philosopher as they relate to today’s image-saturated atmosphere. She demonstrates their relevance to analysing modern visible phenomena akin to advertisements, images, truth television, type, artwork, pornography and digital fact. Baudrillard’s key topics and arguments are illustrated via various visible works, from the graffiti paintings of Banksy, Katharine Hanett’s protest t-shirts, to Sophie Calle’s photography.

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