Conceptual Paintings re: Artistic Freedom In The Age Of Neoliberal Copyright Ideology

RND/ To consider eight conceptual paintings regarding artistic freedom in the age of neoliberal copyright ideology: 3356 x 2190 .jpg Wikipedia: Criticism of copyright Greanville Post: The Absurdity of Intellectual Property Monthly Review: The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Unsatisfactory Europa: DMCA and Fair Use In The Digital Arts // how to play big science

Virtual Photography Exhibit: Global Videogame Capitalism and its Existential Threat

A R&D scenario; in which you spent a year or more collating and editing images with what you term 'that special shine' - in other words "Hypertography: abstract conceptual images rendering strange the depthless virtual paradise of Global Videogame Capitalism (aka Ludocapitalism) - its hyperreal spectacle, its symbolic fiction and existential threat." That is, the … Continue reading Virtual Photography Exhibit: Global Videogame Capitalism and its Existential Threat

Cyberpunk Is Dead: A Critique

RND/ To consider or imagine Cyberpunk as (/un)dead. R.I.P. That Cyberpunk might even be far better that way. A satirical critique, and study of possible near-future potentials / alternatives. Warning: contains problematic Trans representation. Right off the bat: questioning the mere notion that Cyberpunk really amounts to anything less than a naked, celebration of Global … Continue reading Cyberpunk Is Dead: A Critique

Jim Sterling: Boglins In My Hat (Capitalism Is Bad)

RND/ To consider that the general term "I've got Boglins in my hat." As first stated by Youtube videogame industry commentator Jim Sterling: Read such as a statement as indicating one can't help but unapologetically state the truth of the matter; that to 'have Boglins in one's hat' is to speak honestly. As a verb, … Continue reading Jim Sterling: Boglins In My Hat (Capitalism Is Bad)

Calculating The Hyperreal Financial Concept of “Worth”

RND/ Given that apparently everything in the known, violently circumscribed monoverse of Capitalism has a price tag (ie. rational, materialist quantification), internet theorist Robert What now also calculates the hyperreal financial concept of "Worth": This conceptually artistic scenario is symbolically portrayed and signified via the following (digital) painterly ode to Jean-Paul Riopelle - which, along … Continue reading Calculating The Hyperreal Financial Concept of “Worth”

Validation, Attention and Excitement Under Ludocapitalism

RND/ To consider validation, attention and excitement across media outlets beyond the video game space *blurrrg*: 3840 x 2160 .jpg, edited screenshot from awesome Jimquisition video AKA just another hyperreal 'bullshit bingo!' day under global Ludocapitalism. Example Reference Links GameDaily: E3 2020 pitch proposes overhaul with 'queuetainment,' new floor plan, industry-only day Jimquisition: The ESA … Continue reading Validation, Attention and Excitement Under Ludocapitalism

Asus and You: Paying for Fan Sourced Digital Labor

RND/ Screen tech often fascinates - what happens at the surface; A scenario, in which you suddenly decide to email Asus at 3am, suggesting possible language / marketing improvements to their site. Getting the right tone is often difficult for non-native English speakers.) In language terms, the emphasis is on enhancing clarity, immediacy and marketing … Continue reading Asus and You: Paying for Fan Sourced Digital Labor