Scenes From The Two Dimensional City: Lotus Simulator Virtual Photography

RND/ To consider scenes from the two dimensional city – featuring virtual photography from LOTUS-simulator. Images via Steam Community – 1920 x 1080 .jpg: This pervasive feeling of flatness, of an uncanny space without depth – that the whole of this videographic reality is painted on or projected onto a vast, two dimensional screen. An … Read more

Fred Dibnah: A Study Of Working Class Light

RND// To consider a study of the Northern, Working Class light in much loved BBC TV series starring Fred Dibnah. Pessimistic interpretations of the industrial revolution have led to the popular acceptance of what R.M. Hartwell terms the “theory of immiseration” – a belief that unrestrained capitalism was making the rich richer and the poor … Read more

Videogame Screenshot Paintings of Zombie Panic Source Game

RND/ To consider 4K ‘paintings’ of cooperative survival-horror Half-Life 2 first-person shooter modification Zombie Panic Source. Samples: Download x92 4K paintings (.zip file, 150MB.) Via Steam Community  screenshots. A Guide To Zombie Survival Game Aesthetics Zombie Webcomic: Ken And Andy’s Rooftop News Zombie Elvis-Christ Fan Art Portrait Back4Blood Virtual Photography Screenshot Art PC Screenshot Art: … Read more

Light Study In English Boredom Simulator Reginald Perrin

RND/ To consider a study of the light in popular boredom simulator “The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin”, a UK sitcom starring Leonard Rossiter, based on a series of novels written by David Nobbs (BBC, 1976 to 1979.) The series is vitally important because of the way it strongly hints at the cultural Public … Read more

Tactical Urban FPS ‘Cop Horror’ Paintings

RND// To imagine the notion of ‘cop horror’ in an intense tactical FPS setting. Example images (via Steam Community): Download 53 (3840 x 2160) .jpg images (.zip) In what was supposed to be a routine deadpan mission, remaining members of the F.E.A.R. squad start to discover that the entire city is becoming stranger and more … Read more