PC Videogame Virtual Photography Screenshot Art

RND/ To consider recent virtual photography screenshot art – via Steam: First off, here’s Fight Crab by Calappa Games (1920 x 1080) Next is the mighty Ace Of Seafood by the same developer, in 4K: Finally today we have the truly janky looking efootball by the truly awful Konami (in 1920 x 1080), whose players … Read morePC Videogame Virtual Photography Screenshot Art

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 … Read moreHyperreal Military PC Videogame screenshot photography exhibit

Nude Beach Scene Painting (NSFW)

RND/ To consider a beach scene nude, heavily bronzed and lightly plasticized, possibly alluding to better, brighter Summer days ahead. 2992 x 2233 .jpg, 4.1MB Ideal / Idealized price for such a concept as this: £150k – contact Robert What today for details — // how to play big science

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

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, … Read moreHyperreal Conceptual Painting: The World As An Empty (/Suburban) Illusion

Virtual Paintings Of Mundane Everyday Light (64 cols)

RND/ To imagine a series of virtual paintings expressing the mundane light of Everydayness in 64 colors. Political images via Flickr: — Example Reference Links Diving Everydayness: Wolverhampton Aqualung Society Unsatisfactory Europa: DMCA and Fair Use in the digital arts

Mildly Hyperreal Painting: Chicxulub Wharf – Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

RND/ To consider a ‘mildly hyperreal’ painting of Chicxulub Wharf, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico: 4792 x 3640 .jpg, image via Wikipedia Ideal / Idealized Cost for such Conceptual Work: £400K – contact Robert What for details. — Landscape Painting of Yanchep Western Australia (Simon Deadman Remix) // how to play big science