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Explainer: what is postmodernism?

Explainer: what is postmodernism? | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
I once asked a group of my students if they knew what the term postmodernism meant: one replied that it’s when you put everything in quotation marks. It wasn’t such a bad answer, because concepts such…
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Hyperreality: The Authentic Fake - Media Crit

Hyperreality: The Authentic Fake - Media Crit | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
By Rachel Merkhofer, posted October 15, 2007 What is hyperreality? Hyperreality refers to a replica of something that never actually existed, or an image that is...
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ANIMAL BEATBOX - Tropfest 2011 Winner (TSI: "Key")

What is the true call of the wild? Here we travel down a very special river and are introduced to a wide variety of the animal kingdom who all contribute the...
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Banksy documentary no hoax, Thierry Guetta lawsuit suggests

Banksy documentary no hoax, Thierry Guetta lawsuit suggests | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
Court case against Thierry Guetta, subject of Banksy's film Exit Through the Gift Shop, seems to confirm reality of his art...
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'Exit Through the Gift Shop' movie review - 'Exit Through the Gift Shop' showtimes - The Boston Globe

This review examines the Chinese box/paradoxical structure of the doco. 

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Mr. Brainwash's 'Art Show 2011' Gets Populism Right - Los Angeles Arts - Public Spectacle

Mr. Brainwash's 'Art Show 2011' Gets Populism Right - Los Angeles Arts - Public Spectacle | The Pomo World | Scoop.it

A discussion of the populist approach of Mr Brainwash's new show.

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Banksy, The Movie - Los Angeles Arts - Public Spectacle

Banksy, The Movie - Los Angeles Arts - Public Spectacle | The Pomo World | Scoop.it

This one mentions The Emporor's New Clothes!!


 


Tomorrow's LA Weekly cover story focuses on mysterious street artist Banksy, who is the star and quasi-director of...

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Banksy Puzzles With ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ - NYTimes.com

Banksy Puzzles With ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ - NYTimes.com | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
Banksy, the pseudonymous British street artist, is laboring in a new documentary to convince audiences that he’s playing it straight.
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Robert Hughes, Famed Art Critic, Demystifies Modern Art: From Cézanne to Andy Warhol

Robert Hughes, Famed Art Critic, Demystifies Modern Art: From Cézanne to Andy Warhol | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
With the aid of YouTube, you can watch an episode of Robert Hughes’ documentary series The Shock of the New each week, just as it first aired on the BBC and PBS in 1980.
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Modernism into Postmodernism

A fantastic and easy to read discussion of Postmodernism, in relation to Modernism.

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Post-modernism, post-modernity and education

Post-modernism, post-modernity and education | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
Post-modernism and post-modernity. Page upon page has been devoted to post-modernism and post-modernity. But what actually are they, and what implications do they have for informal educators? Barry...
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For 'Community,' how much meta is too much?

For 'Community,' how much meta is too much? | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
Alan Sepinwall previews tomorrow nights Community and looks back over the debut season of one of TVs best comedies.
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What Is Hyperreality?

What Is Hyperreality? | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
Hyperreality is the inability to distinguish between what is real and what is not. Those who experience hyperreality often feel...
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Was ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ a hoax?

Was ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ a hoax? | The Pomo World | Scoop.it

This blogpost is a really in depth examination of whether or not the film is a hoax.


 


It also includes links to early sceptic reviews

Pretty compelling!

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Exit through the Gift Shop

Exit through the Gift Shop | The Pomo World | Scoop.it

 


This is a really interesting intro article, from the perspective and context of economics - not a lens I often look through!!


 


Those who create something of value to others will eventually find their work popularized and commercialized, escaping the creator as it takes on a life of its own.

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Banksy, Mr. Brainwash and Exit Through the Gift Shop

Banksy, Mr. Brainwash and Exit Through the Gift Shop | The Pomo World | Scoop.it
A look at the film and the convoluted identity of its subjects.
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Taylor Mali | The Poet's Official Website

Taylor Mali | The Poet's Official Website | The Pomo World | Scoop.it

Is this guy a postmodern poet?

 

Taylor Mali is a poet, educator, and teacher advocate, as well as the author of the poems "What Teachers Make," and "The the Impotence of Proofreading."...

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Introduction to post modernism

Lesson Objective:  to understand the 3 approaches to postmodernism  to understand the difference between modernism and postmod...
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