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Although Jean Baudrillard claims that we are no longer in the society of the spectacle (21), the spectacle employed in cinemas and on modern stage has brought new interpretations to drama and performance.
Art school-educated, inspired by Situationism and punk rock, Bag applies her paradoxical connoisseurship of television and the movies to subverting the society of the spectacle.
Gallen, Switzerland) presents a biographical exploration, more thematic than chronological, of the life and work of French radical intellectual, writer, and filmmaker Guy Debord (1931-1994), who is perhaps best known for his The Society of The Spectacle, an influence on the Paris 1968 uprisings, and his founding of the Situationist International.
Following Debord, Agamben attempts to clear a space beyond the society of the spectacle which as ultimate hubris owes its existence to the self-perpetuation of capitalism, whereby all things may be considered sacred and where all people may become gods.
This structural shift to a society of the spectacle involves a commodification of previously non-colonized sectors of social life and the extension of bureaucratic control to the realms of leisure, desire, and everyday life.
The Society of the Spectacle and Symbolic Production Debord was updating the tradition of Western Marxism, which had argued that capital had subsumed everything, with his own notion of "the society of the spectacle.
The nature of the public in this ritual is contrasted with that of the modern society of the spectacle.
Ultimately, for there to be any hope for democracy , freedom, happiness and "the greatness of Rome", such a society of the spectacle must be renounced and overthrown, a process which the film duly enacts.