Imagoclasms: Iconologies between the Body Corporate and the Machine Incarnate

Gerard Goggin

Abstract


On Wednesday 31st November 1994, Guy Debord killed himself in the village of Champot where he lived. Too few months after the death of the French situationist and theorist 'provocateur', the spectacularity, and specularity, of the late twentieth century appears undiminished. This is evident in the prophecy that digitisation will bring wholesale transformation, from the level of the virtual individual body to forging the wired community and the cyber society.

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