An editorial study on plagiarism and visual influence. 

Throughout the text, the copy is interrupted by captions commenting on its plagaristic nature. The images are also reminicent of “re-using” old ideas and creating something new out of those borrowed items. The book follows a visual language of bleeding, overlap, and interruption to highlight the author’s message of “influence.”

Ecstasy of Influence is an article written by Jonathan Lethem for Harper’s Magazine.

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