Module key themes and what do you think is the relationship between them?
“In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation”. – Guy Debord
[HURRACAINE SANDY STORM CLIP]
[The Day After Tomorrow, Roland Emmerich 2004]
[NYC Dark, Michael Marantz, Jared Levy, 2012] *Vimeo video
[The Swan, Nely Galan, 2004]
How is power exercised on the body?
- Body shaming others about features that can be improved to make them feel guilty and go down the road of doing something about their body
- Walking into a room with a presence to gain others attention
- Personnel who have the power to change or manipulate others who don’t can drive people to do get involved with change in their life
- Change of life can also be effected through experiences that have been thrown in front of them
The swan participant’s bodies are subjected to a variety of disciplinary techniques applied by the dominant socio political institutions.