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Guy Debord – Society of the Spectacle

In November 1967, Guy Debord publishes one of his most important writings, the “Society of the Spectacle”. A few months later, Paris was like a bomb ready to explode. Debord, the founder of the “Situationist International” has participated in the events of the uprising of May 68. The “Society of the Spectacle”, together with the group “Socialism or Barbarism” where animating personality was the Greek philosopher, Cornelius Castoriadis, regarded as the main initiators of the revolt.

Castoriadis Cornelius – The Imaginary Institution of Society

The Imaginary Institution of Society, is probably the most original and influential work of the radical Greek-French philosopher Cornelius Castoriadis who is distinguished for his deep analysis and clarity of thought, and also one of the most important works of the twentieth century political theory. In the pages of this book a new approach on man, history and society emerges; a new ontology. This emergence presupposes a radical deconstruction and

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Fallen Art / O σαδισμός της εξουσίας

EN: The award-winning short film “Fallen Art” (2004) of the Polish director Tomasz Bagiński tells the story of an officer… with artistic concerns. His “art” is based on a perverse method of filmmaking and and consists in the theatrical release of photos which show the effects of violent falling of soldiers from a huge height. EL: Η βραβευμένη ταινία μικρού μήκους Fallen Art (2004) του Πολωνού δημιουργού Τomasz Bagiński παρουσιάζει την ιστορία ενός αξιωματικού με ..καλλιτεχνικές ανησυχίες. Η «τέχνη» του στηρίζεται σε μια διεστραμμένη μέθοδο κινηματογράφησης και συνίσταται στην κινηματογραφική

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1984,The Movie

ΕΝ: Nineteen Eighty-Four (sometimes 1984) is a 1984 British science fiction film, based upon George Orwell’s novel of the same name, following the life of Winston Smith in Oceania, a country run by a totalitarian government. The film was written and directed by Michael Radford and stars John Hurt, Richard Burton (in his last film role), and Suzanna Hamilton. Set in a dystopian 1984, Winston Smith (John Hurt) endures a

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