|Type of Research:||Article|
|Creators:||Davies, Colin and Parrinder, Monika|
|Group or Collective Creators:||Limited Language|
Modernism is built on a foundation of the double, the facsimile and similitude – the repetitions of the machine age. Model T-Fords, Motel chains and Fast Food restaurants are the most obvious – most digestible? – remnants of the modernist production line. At the beginning of the 20th Century, Walter Benjamin in his Arcades Project captures some of the cultural artefacts of reproduction. Neatly noted, transcribed and stored on index cards, this was published posthumously.
|Additional Information (Publicly available):||
article from Limited Language site. Limited Language is a brand which uses the web as a platform for generating writing about visual communication. the idea of the brand in this context is a deliberate conceit - to explore how words, like images, are commodities.
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||modernism, cityscape, architecture, walter benjamin|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > London College of Communication|
|Projects or Series:||Limited Language|
|Date Deposited:||02 Sep 2008 12:38|
|Last Modified:||08 Oct 2015 05:37|
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