A Part of the World Represents Itself to the World

In the spectacle, a part of the world represents itself to the world and is superior to it. The spectacle is simply the common language of this separation.

Vibeke-Tandberg-Living-Together-11

In all of its particular manifestations — news, propaganda, advertising, facebook, twitter, blogs — the spectacle is the model of the prevailing way of life.

Image: Vibeke Tandberg, Living Together # 11, 1996. Source: http://www.kunstkritikk.no/nyheter/norges-malerkunst-blir-norsk-samtidskunst/?d=no

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