All things related to communication in a very broad sense. Things posted in this category may be related to mass media but are certainly not related to it. In a more general meaning, communication is the process by which things come into relation with one another. It also has a lot to do with the concept of community, with the idea of gift and debt and, last but not least, with phenomena related to separation and destruction (as a side effect of the coming-together which is usually associated with communication).
I think they’ll be furious. They gave money for a film on and this is a film about. It hasn’t yet reached the surface. It’s still at the bottom of things. You and I are too old and cinema will die soon, very young, without giving everything it could. We must get quickly to the […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on June 19, 2014 ― Published in Art, Communication, Movies | Tagged: adoration, Agamben, communicability, community, emergency, Godard, history, Jean-Luc Nancy, love, media, police, urgency
☛ “Ireland. Fly Pan American” advertising poster for Pan American Airlines by Edward McKnight Kauffer, c.1953. Image retrieved from Live Auctioneers Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954) was a prolific and influential American-born graphic designer. One of his major client was the London Underground Electric Railways. From the London Transport Museum: Edward McKnight Kauffer was undoubtedly one […]
Here, the concept of objective spirit turns into the principle of information. This steps between thoughts and things as a third value, between the pole of reflection and the pole of the thing, between spirit and matter. Intelligent machines -like all artifices that are culturally created- eventually also compel thought to recognize on a broader […]
☛ National Archives: President Jimmy Carter leaving [Three Mile Island] for Middletown, Pennsylvania., 04/01/1979. Identifier:540021. Public domain. • • • On March 28, 1979, the Three Mile Island Unit 2 (TMI-2) reactor suffered a partial meltdown. The incident was rated at Level 5 on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale. Although the exact health […]