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The Unofficial View of Tirana (28)—in partial response to Adam.

An Undead Ghadaffi

This was the first image I saw yesterday, heading the website of one of the major Dutch newspapers. At that moment I could only marvel at the image, at its composition, the imbroglio of body parts, the technical data that articulated its technological framing, and the white face with black holes as eyes, nose, and mouth. This man is the product of a reckoning, of a revolution, if you will, at the moment this buzzword is increasingly infecting the media. The screenshot, taken after the headshot that killed Ghadaffi is thoroughly two-dimensional, with a flat perspective, and of a classical, equilateral triangular composition.

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