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The real thing

September 21, 2010

There is no such a thing as a copy. In the world of digitalized images, we are dealing only with originals – only with original presentations of the absent, invisible digital original. The exhibition makes copying reversible: it transforms a copy into an original.

Boris Groys



One could of course argue that this is not the real thing, but then – please, anybody – show me this real thing.

Hito Steyerl