[we are all prisoners of what we see]


Disneyland is presented as imaginary in order to make us believe that the rest is real, when in fact all of Los Angeles and the America surrounding it are no longer real, but of the order of the hyperreal and of simulation. It is no longer a question of false representation of reality (ideology) but of concealing the fact that the real is no longer real…

[Jean Baudrillard, Simulations, translated by Paul Foss, Paul Patton and Philip Betchman (New York: Foreign Agents Series/Semiotext(e), 1983, p. 25]

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