Dark Academia Fashion Aesthetic Painting

RND/ To consider a painting of the Dark Academia aesthetic. I am sick to death of poor people – The Riot Club (Dir. Lone Scherfig, 2014) 2213 x 1130 .jpg In which every time you now hear the word ‘AESTHETIC’ (online, natch) you feel queasy, and think of posing white hipsters with high disposable income … Read more

Beyond The Black Rainbow: Aborea Institute Psychospiritual Development Handbook

RND/ To consider an conceptual Imaginary Book (ala Borges meets Eno) from the cinematic “Beyond The Black Rainbow” universe, as directed by Panos Cosmatos (2010). A speculative theory-fiction. 2160 x 1080, Underlying page images by Ray Ogar. — > On Thu, Dec 3, 2020 at 10:52 AM Robert What wrote: > > Hi Ray > … Read more

Trapped In Second Life VR-Hell: A Remembrance

It’s what the whole hip world does, now the Kardashians won – Paraphrasing Hunter S. Thompson Aint nobody even look like dat – Flavor Flav, She Watch Channel Zero Plastic people / Oh baby now / You’re such a drag – Frank Zappa What would a planet of ‘the fit’ look like? Credit cards with … Read more

The Art Of Bad #CGI Found Online

RND/ In which one considers the art of bad (kitsch? camp?) #cgi found online – would make a great (deliberate) videogame aesthetic: – Like snapshots of your pervy ex internet-startup uncle’s wet virtual daymare; often featuring either straight out porn, new age ‘Egyptian’ scenes, pool parties, obscure sci-vehicles / oddly shaped fantasy creatures, various angel … Read more

Perfectly Professional, Utterly Uninspiring Instagram Style ‘White People’ Photography

RND/ To consider a parody study of sociopathically bland, utterly Instagrammatic White People™ style photography (‘Whitography’?) 3840×2560 .jpg, images via Unsplash No. You got it wrong. It’s not about sounding all nasal. It’s about sounding like you don’t have a care. Like your bills are paid and you’re happy about your future and you’re about … Read more

Photos of Luxury Office Interiors

RND/ to consider luxurious photos of luxury office interiors remixed from a site offering ‘premium interior design tips’: – In which the hypperreality of such images (eg. the overall ‘flat’ look – how often the external world seen through the windows looks somehow stuck-on or two dimensional) conveys strange (by now long since default!) aesthetic … Read more