Reality Gliches In Insurgency Sandstorm: PC Screenshot Art

RND/ To consider the glitches in the videographic reality of team-based, tactical Middle East FPS “Insurgency: Sandstorm” as the very thing preventing it’s radical (ideological) desimulation in the player’s mind: Nameless locations with nameless conflicts – PCGamesN 1920 x 1080 .jpg – screenshots via Steam Community That is, “The fact that ‘It’s Just A Game … Read moreReality Gliches In Insurgency Sandstorm: PC Screenshot Art

(Conceptual Painting) Four Fames: Pulling Into Darkness On The Edge Of Town

RND/ To consider a conceptual painting based on four frames from Paris, Texas (Dir. Wim Wender, 1984): 9657 x 1431 .jpg This images meant so much to me, the first time I saw Wim Wenders classic existential road trip movie. As though America’s great astral desert had been calling me all my idiot life. A … Read more(Conceptual Painting) Four Fames: Pulling Into Darkness On The Edge Of Town

The Video Real: ‘That Special Shine’ In Cyberpunk 2077 On-TV

RND/ To consider what Postmodern Internet Theorist Robert What calls ‘that special shine’ – the feeling of acute Baudrillardian Hyperreality, often experienced (say) when viewing footage of videogames being played on television screens. That this ‘special shine’ somehow symbolically indicates the possibility that modern reality as we remotely we imagine we understand it is already … Read moreThe Video Real: ‘That Special Shine’ In Cyberpunk 2077 On-TV

80s Fantasy Art Painting of ‘The Regular Reader’

RND/ To consider an 80’s style fantasy art painting, inspired by the only regular reader of your shitty nowhere backwater blog. *sniff* 3840 x 3114 .jpg, based on a window display by Ryoko Ishioka. Face by actress Cec Verrell. Rather than creating communication, it exhausts itself in the act of staging communication. Rather than producing … Read more80s Fantasy Art Painting of ‘The Regular Reader’

Hypertography One Exhibit: All Amerikan Pokemon Holocaust Selfie

RND/ all amerikan pokemon holocaust selfie Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit (/Maximum) Fun Will Set Ir Free – The dangerous existential attitude of modern mass gaming to consider pokemon go as public spectacle remix of fellow resarc jean baudrillards general talk about information with specific mentions of pokemon go – implosion of meaning in … Read moreHypertography One Exhibit: All Amerikan Pokemon Holocaust Selfie

Hypertography One Exhibit: A Hallucinatory Resemblance

RND/ to imagine videographic images with symbolic a hallucinatory resemblance Part of the Hypertography One Exhibit [..] we are in a logic of simulation, which no longer has anything to do with a logic of facts. Thus, hyper-realists fix a reality from which all meaning and charm, all depth and energy of representation have vanished … Read moreHypertography One Exhibit: A Hallucinatory Resemblance