Animating The Impact Of Canadian Philosopher Marshall McLuhan

(via) Dig the short animated film, Digital Prophecies: The Medium is the Message, by Daniel Savage. It delves into the work and importance of the philosopher Marshall McLuhan:

Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) was a Canadian academic whose work on electronic media in the 60s has come to resonate in the digital age. This video is narrated by Alex Chow, one of the leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella movement whose mass street occupation was mobilised and reported via social media.

It was commissioned by Al Jazeera for the interactive series, Media Theorized. The music, which is pretty great in and of itself in a Blade Runner way, is Gelis by Flako.

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