Hyperreal Military PC Videogame screenshot photography exhibit

RND/ To consider recent virtual photography via Steam - in this case, 'Ground Branch' (PC, Blackfoot Studios): 1920 x 1080 .jpg While just another in an infinitely long line of super-generic military bang-bang shooters, these carefully curated and polished screenshots display a certain unique, often ghostly / creepypasta strangeness which somehow feels at odds with … Continue reading Hyperreal Military PC Videogame screenshot photography exhibit

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

Hyperreal Conceptual Painting: The World As An Empty (/Suburban) Illusion

RND/ To consider a hyperreal conceptual painting - the concept being the world as an empty (/suburban) illusion, quietly devoid of anything. 4070 x 2790 .jpg Ideal / Idealized Cost for such Conceptual Work: £480k* - contact Robert for details. *What it would roughly cost to get the fuck out of my miserable, shoddy, cramped, … Continue reading Hyperreal Conceptual Painting: The World As An Empty (/Suburban) Illusion