The Midnight Vaporwave J-Horror Aesthetics of ‘The Convenience Store’ Game

RND/ To imagine if you will the strange midnight neon VHS horror aesthetics of “The Convenience Store” videogame by Chilla’s Art: 1920 x 1080 .jpg First off: balls to contemporary online discussions about ‘aesthetics’. The word has long since become lazy short hand for ‘obsolete, nakedly pro-capitalist discussions of ‘The A E S T H … 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

Creepy Portraits of Deep Fake A.I People: “This Algorithm Exists”

RND/ to consider conceptually creepy art portraits of non-existent people computer generated by evil near-future graphics card manufacturers using advanced neural networks & machine learning 3840×3840, 2.8MB .jpg edited in Gimp, generated via thispersondoesnotexist.com – To note however, that such people are not in fact people but algorithms, and that unlike pseudo-people do in fact … Read more