Image Insomnia

by waxnwings

“Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.”

~ Jean Baudrillard

In television, ours is a world in which ‘reality’ can exist in images alone; perpetual and relentless. This is the world of the ‘other’ to which we will always have an open invitation to attend and interact.

For those seeking comfort from the disorientation, disenchantment and disillusion symptomatic of finite existence, there will always be the ‘real’ world whose images are a ‘perpetual day’; a welcoming insomnia.