Playing and Dying Between the Real and the Hyperreal
Third Text, Mar 2016, v. 30, no. 1-2, pp. 90-99
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 Walk – Janet Cardiff
Alter Bahnhof Video Walk – George Bures Miller
The Pixelated Revolution – Rabih Mroue