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Understanding Visual Culture- Assignment 5- What is Reality?

For our final assignment, we had to explore the issues surrounding “the real” in contemporary society. I have chosen to concentrate on reality television shows, in particular “docusoaps” such as “Keeping up with the Kardashians”, “The Only Way is Essex” … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Part 2- The Society of the Spectacle

In this exercise we had to read “Separation Perfected” by Guy Debord in the course reader. As explained in the exercise, I had to read the chapter a few times in order for it to sink in and so I … Continue reading

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