"American Sniper" not only espouses a tired “good vs. evil” narrative, but in altering, omitting, and fabricating aspects of the Iraq War, it perpetuates a chronology in which the nuances and complexities of the war are rendered null and void.
PLASTICS + TECHNO-UTOPIAN ALLURES // PLASTICS + OILY TEMPORALITIES // PLASTICS + ZOMBIFICATION OF FOSSILISED SUNSHINE // PLASTICS + TOXICITY // PLASTICS + QUEER FUTURITY
On the rifts between ethics-of-place environmentalism and other social and cultural issues, including postcolonialism
Director James Whale picked up on the potential for commentary on eugenics in Shelley’s novel, an idea and practice that did not yet exist in Shelley’s lifetime.
Seen in light of the modern concept of “self-care” through escape, the first chapter of Moby Dick offers a powerful commentary on mental health.
Apparently, women only had one shot at innocence and overall agency, and Eve had already thrown it away.
Is Director Alex Garland aware of how he abuses Kyoko and the impressions that the abuse leaves in the viewer?
Mendieta’s work is a call to neither only empathy nor only imagination; it implicates the audience as both co-agents and co-artists through participation.
The art industry is currently controlled and manipulated by the modern day “dandy” and their hunger for conspicuous consumption.
a compromise between the conscious and unconscious brought about in a situation in which something desired is out of reach