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hyperreality

‘the world of self-referential signs’ – ‘the new linguistic condition of society’, according to BAUDRILLARD, in which the alleged ‘real’ is no more real than the thing which feigns it.
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The offer covers the AIS Hyper-Reality Game Experience, and the AIS Hyper-Reality Spaceship that allows users to navigate through space as if they were really walking around inside a real spaceship.
The sign substituted for the real and thus hyper-reality occurs.
In The Pleasure Principle and Untitled II Mohsin uses Italian writer and critic Umberto Eco's concept of hyper-reality in which Eco explains that we as human beings create realistic fabrications in an effort to come up with something that is better than real; whereby people and situations are more exciting more beautiful and potentially more terrifying.
Bronwen Martin underscores that Le Clezio and Baudrillard's fears regarding consumer culture, hyper-reality, and alienation are quite similar.
The concert scenes represent fairly standard fare, with 3-D visual effects adding a touch of hyper-reality.
Her still life paintings are extraordinary, beautifully painted and hovering somewhere between hyper-reality and fantasy.
We built our sets to create a child's version of hyper-reality.
When I was first given the chance to become a war artist in Afghanistan it was a question of how to bring a new perspective to the conflict, one which is dominated by the relentless toll of deaths and the hyper-reality of the head-cam video.
She argues that atheistic rationality hasn't swept away religion, but under the aegis of the postmodern end of grand narratives, hyper-reality, and pastiche spirituality persists in both conservative and liberalized forms.
What is described in post-modern theoretical contexts as hyper-reality is regrounded and replaced by the tourist visiting real places where they can walk into settings they otherwise could only imagine if read, or view from outside if seen on television or in film.
Following this tradition of enlivening imagery, Susie Vickery recreates an over-painted hyper-reality using thread.
Thing is, in the hyper-reality of the MTV Awards fandango this may as well be fact - nothing is as it was any more.