the process is the artwork

Television is reality, and reality is less than television

Videodrome_2

Still from Videodrome (Cronenberg 1983)

Stills from Videodrome (Cronenberg 1983)

“The battle for the mind (…) will be fought in the video arena, the videodrome. The television screen is the retina of the mind’s eye…Therefore the television screen is part of the structure of the brain. Therefore whatever appears on the television screen emerges as raw experience for those who watch it. Therefore television is reality, and reality is less than television.”

– Brian O’Blivion (in Videodrome, Cronenberg 1983)

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