Archive for the ‘Jean Baudrillard’ Category

Baudrillard, Jean. ‘The Ecstasy of Communication’ The Anti-aesthetic ed. by Hal Foster (New York: The New Press, 1998) 145-154 p.145 The description of this whole intimate universe – projective, imaginary and symbolic – still corresponded  to the object’s status as mirror of the subject, and that in turn to the imaginaery depths of the mirror […]

Baudrillard, Jean. ‘The System of Collecting’ The Cultures of Collecting (London: Reaktion Books, 1994) 7-24 p.7. […] the objects that occupy our daily lives are in fact the objects of a passion, that of personal possession, whose quotient of invested affect is in no way inferior to that of any other variety of human passion. […]