Apex Legends: Current King of Generic Videogame Art Styles

RND/ to consider the current height / king of generic art styles (style of no-style?) evident in F2P battle royale multiplayer videogame “Apex Legends” Somehow simultaneously professional (technically accomplished, ‘polished’) and amazingly run-of-the-mill, Apex Legends signifies a new old breed of forgettable, mish-mash art styles and all but interchangeable pseudo-characters https://www.flickr.com/photos/robertwhat/40039431433/ – Full series of … Read more

Digital Art Diptych: “Suburb”

RND/ to consider a mildly apocalyptic digital art Diptych entitled “Suburb” 5999×5334, 16.2MB edited in Gimp few of us now recall that perilous summer. what began as a game, a harmless pastime, quickly took a turn toward the serious and obsessive, which none of us tried to resist. after all, we were young. we were … Read more

Hypertography One Exhibit: Videogame Capitalism and its Existential Threat

RND/ To consider the notion of “Hypertography”: The state of ‘Videogame Capitalism’ and its existential threat of permanent, seemingly willing ‘funemployment’ – unceasing hard ‘playbor’ in the service of ‘ludocapital’; (an exhibit of) conceptual images + text expressing and highlighting such a state One of the net’s largest single artist curated & edited virtual photography … Read more

Brian Eno Youtube Documentary Glitch

RND/ To imagine a glitch scene captured from Brian Eno documentary found on Youtube: In which, rather than symbolic of a systemic error or ontological discontinuity, consider the appearance of a glitch in a documentary about Brian Eno appears a sign everything’s functioning as expected; an ambient, nonlinear symbol in which sudden ‘disruptions’ are positively … Read more

80s Memory Bedroom Light Aesthetic

RND/ To consider an aesthetic mode comprised of warm, fake faded pop culture memories of light in an All American bedroom, during what experimental internet theorist-for-hire Robert What terms the ‘near future retro 80s’: Example Reference Links An Authentic Study Of The Light In TV Series Lovejoy Virtual Paintings Of Mundane Everyday Light (64 Cols) … Read more