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Gluzberg, Margarita, 2011, Show, Exhibition or Event, The Consumystic Lecture (Unpublished)

Abstract or Description:

In this first of a series of lectures, Margarita Gluzberg looks at the structures of consumer desire. The lecture is an archaeology, a transmission and a translation. The Consumystic speaks with the voice of the mystified consumer, the voice of consumption as mystical experience, and the voice of strategic mystification of consumption. The lecture draws on the economic theories of Georges Bataille, Public Information films, Balzac, Mirabeau, as some of its sources. It attempts to construct a territory, and an image of the condition that we are in.

Official URL: http://www.thespeakerssociety.org/
Subjects: Other > Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies > P303 Film studies
Other > European Languages > R100 French studies > R120 French Literature
Other > Historical and Philosophical studies > V500 Philosophy
Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art
Creative Arts and Design > W600 Cinematics and Photography
Creative Arts and Design > W600 Cinematics and Photography > W640 Photography
Creative Arts and Design > W800 Imaginative Writing > W890 Imaginative Writing not elsewhere classified
School or Centre: Research Hubs > Image and Language
School of Fine Art
Copyright Holders: http://www.thespeakerssociety.org/
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2011 22:53
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2016 15:25
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/648

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