Banksy’s opening sequence for the Simpsons is a “mediality-centred metareference” (Keazor p 474) which accounts for the show’s own “nature as a manufactured artefact” and provides a view of the show as a product of the dominant culture; but there are more things that could be read into this ‘self-criticism’. I suggest that work such as this from artists like Banksy and the Simpsons are a kind ...
How does the Beatles 1967 Album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band challenge the union of high and low culture, art and commodity? What does this cover mean? And how did this revolutionise the production of pop music?
What is the Postmodern mediascape? and how does it affect Ideologies and Meta narratives? Following is an investigation into media representations and the deconstruction of Ideologies and Meta narratives in the Postmodern media environment.
Media Ecologist and Theorist, Neil Postman posed the question; “Is technology Moral?”. Technology as defined by Dictionary.com; “is the sum of the ways in which social groups provide themselves with the material objects of their civilisation”. (Dictionary.com, N.d.). Postman further elaborates, “A medium is a substance/technology in which a culture grows, that is it gives form to a cultures politi