Thursday, August 25

The secret of the image...must not be sought in its differentiation from reality, and hence in its representative value (aesthetic, critical or dialectical), but on the contrary in its 'telescoping' into reality, its short-circuit with reality, and finally, in the implosion of image and reality.

-- Jean Baudrillard, The Evil Demon of Images
Tr. Paul Patton and Paul Foss

Jean Baudrillard