Tupac Shakur appears on the stage at Coachella Music Festival in 2012. He poses the question: “Do You Know What the Fuck This Is?” Sixteen years after he was killed, his hologram offers a question that is still valid. At a moment when visual culture is constantly being re-constructed and re-imagined by a variety of technical means, the postmortem performance has transitioned into reality.

This piece was originally written for Dilettante Army. The entire essay can be viewed here.

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