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Post Modernism the useful bits

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An overview of the most useful bits of Postmodernism for A2 Communications and Culture Theoretical Perspectives.

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Post Modernism the useful bits

  1. 1. Postmodernism The useful bits
  2. 2. Image Rich Culture. End of Grand Narratives. Fractured Identity. Intertextuality.
  3. 3. Representations dominate Style over Substance Simulacra; everything is a copy. Image Rich Hyperreality Boundaries between high culture and popular culture no longer fixed.
  4. 4. Certainties of class, gend er, place fading Emphasis on lifestyle means identity is dynamic Fractured Identity Ethnicity, race, s exuality age recognised as significant Globalisation and the Internet.
  5. 5. Decline of Traditional Religion Morality is Personal Marxism, C apitalism are flawed Relative Truth End of Grand Narratives Authority is untrustworthy Political Cynicism Science and Technology fallible.
  6. 6. Irony and the knowing audience Bricolage Intertextuality Pastiche Play
  7. 7. Postmodernism at the V&A http://vimeo.com/32207784 Koyaanisqatsi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz_R2y1oAzw Moe talks about Postmodernism http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdO9orWQ-Nk&feature=related Wayne’s World http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UN_VgVEZD0k&feature=results_ video&playnext=1&list=PLCC0C06A86EB27083

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