Stephen Sekula

A View from the Shadows: The Allegory of the Cave

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"A View from the Shadows: The Allegory of the Cave"

Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” could almost, taken at face value, be the plot of a movie in the “Saw” series [1]. Prisoners in a cave, born into chains and forced forever to face a single wall, know nothing of the reality of what lives behind them. A fire somewhere behind the prisoners cast shadows …

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