Critical Writing Index

Playing and Dying Between the Real and the Hyperreal

by Laura M F Bertens

Third Text, Mar 2016, v. 30, no. 1-2, pp. 90-99

Routledge, 2016

This article analyzes two works presented at dOCUMENTA 13: The Pixelated Revolution, by Rabih Mroue and Alter Bahnof Video Walk, by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller. The author finds commonalities between the two pieces, in the sense that both address the themes of reality, its mediation, and how our engagement with the real world is being remediated by digital technologies and social media.

ITEM 2016.018 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Alter Bahnhof Video WalkJanet Cardiff

Alter Bahnhof Video WalkGeorge Bures Miller

The Pixelated RevolutionRabih Mroue