Category Archives for media

I’m “With” Her

Sign of the times. +++

04. October 2016 by benjamin
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Mona Lisa Selfies

Mona Lisa Selfies 2015 – photo by Benjamin Bergery I took some photographs the other day of people taking selfies in front of the Mona Lisa at the Louvre. In this self-portrait the work of art is considered as a … Continue reading

11. March 2015 by benjamin
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Project Otome: Digital Make-up

30. August 2014 by benjamin
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AIN’T NO GRAVE – a crowd sourced music video

The Johnny Cash Project offers a glimpse of what participatory cinema could look like Chris Milk‘s innovative interactive movie project invites you to draw a frame (from scratch or referencing an existing one), and to submit your frame to become … Continue reading

09. April 2014 by benjamin
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Reflections on the Young Girl & The Selfie

Sara Gram offers a truly incisive analysis of the contemporary auto-portrait gesture in her blog Textual Relations, in a post entitled The Young-Girl and the Selfie Do we honestly think that by ceasing to take and post selfies, the bodies … Continue reading

14. July 2013 by benjamin
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If I Can See You – Disclosure 1994

Above is an image from the scene from the 1994 film Disclosure by Barry Levinson where Michael Douglas’ character comes across Demi Moore’s flat-faced avatar in virtual space. The design of Demi’s virtual self blends a sketchy woman’s body with … Continue reading

07. July 2013 by benjamin
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Quotes from “The Medium is the Massage”

I prepared a pdf file with quotes from The Medium is the Massage Medium-is-the-Massage-quotes-compiled-by-Benjamin-Bergery These quotes will be spoken by our voices and also partially highlighted in the images of the book. Some will also be the starting point for … Continue reading

25. July 2011 by benjamin
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We Will Become the Medium

Sue Halpern’s review of 3 books is titled Mind Control & the Internet Of the 3 books reviewed, the most thoughtful is clearly: You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto by Jaron Lanier The themes evoked in Halpern’s slightly disjointed … Continue reading

11. June 2011 by benjamin
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Language Is A Technology

My first McLuhanesque aphorism This simple statement opened up my reflection about Marshall M Language can be viewed as extension of thought, like the wheel is an extension of the foot, allowing you to move faster and travel more I … Continue reading

16. April 2011 by benjamin
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