Terrence J Kosick on Wed, 15 Mar 2000 09:03:29 +0100 (CET)

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[Nettime-bold] Re: <nettime> Jean Baudrillard in London

Terrence writes;

epitaph; Jean Baudrillard never existed

terrence kosick
artnatural is here and now

>  In 1991 he summed up his intellectual journey: he had been a
> pataphysician at 20 (the term is Dadaist: a scientist of imaginary
> solutions), then "situationist at 30, utopian at 40, transversal at 50,
> viral and metaleptic [having seizures about seizures] at 60. That's my
> history."
> Now Baudrillard is 70: so what is it this time, monsieur? He laughs: "I
> ought never to have said that. Well, let's see, at 70, I would say that I
> am... beyond the end. It was my fateful strategy to go beyond the concept,
> so as to see what happens beyond."

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