Tag: San Francisco

“A luxury cruiseliner quarantined in San Francisco bay, its well-heeled passengers confined to their cabins for weeks on end. Holidaymakers on lockdown at a quarantined hotel in Tenerife after an Italian doctor comes down with coronavirus. A world of isolated individuals rarely leaving their homes, keeping a wary distance from one another in public, communicating with their friends and loved ones via exclusively technological means. These situations are so Ballardian as to be in the realm of copyright infringement.”

“Twenty-first century life was already Ballardian. The rapid transition, under the new viral order, into further extremes of technological alienation has only made it more so.” https://t.co/IDnD49NXWA — тцпдяапацт (@tundranaut) April 1, 2020 SOURCE: Mark O’Connell, New Statesman

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Marilyn Monroe Eve Arnold pic.twitter.com/5H0BeMQnlA — L'uomo degli abissi (@Fanrizio21) December 17, 2019 void wandering on a Monday evening pic.twitter.com/iCwTPaLOen — ᵗ ᵘ ⁿ ᵈ ʳ ᵃ ⁿ ᵃ ᵘ ᵗ (@tundranaut) January 28, 2020 “Die as soon as you can—so that you can come to life again, like a morning flash, or spring after a brutal winter.” https://t.co/nk8MSRnL6B —...