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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 narrative frame simply presents too much interference for Yella's hyperrealistic, uncanny experience to be understood as presenting simple images of the operations of capitalism.
Otto begins his account with readings of physical spaces, both actual (the vast, hyperrealistic panoramas of Robert Barker and James Graham's Temple of Health and Hymen) and unrealized (Bentham's Panopticon), that appeared in and around London in the latter two decades of the eighteenth century.
8, for example, under the headline "Cristina's pleasure," the magazine Noticias published on its cover a hyperrealistic drawing of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner masturbating.
Dirk Dzimirsky is not a photographer, although it's easy to make that mistake upon looking at the artist's hyperrealistic drawings.
But we can also be wrong about that thing that looks like a door: maybe it's a hyperrealistic painting of a door, or a 3-D holograph of a door, or a former door that's been nailed permanently shut, or.
6) In Robert Coover & the Generosity of the Page, forthcoming from Dalkey Archive Press, Stephane Vanderhaeghe describes Gerald's Party as "an outrageously hyperrealistic novel whose language seems progressively to become autonomous.
Then again, in many instances these features turn into a hyperrealistic state, created to stress the point that this is a novel about finding reality and that perhaps the life lived through icons, look-alikes and ceaselessly flashing cameras is as authentic as reality, if not reality itself.
Just as an artist who works in a hyperrealistic style aims to provide a high-definition version of reality, Sanchez Romera said his 12-course prix fixe menu will offer patrons a heightened culinary experience, nourishing the mind as well as the body.
Character design is a bit less confidently executed, leaving Blu and particularly Jewel less endearing and expressive than the mammalian creatures in helmer Carlos Saldanha's "Ice Age" pics, though birds are hard to make cuddly to begin with; technically, the pic seems to overcompensate for this problem with hyperrealistic feather and fur textures.
movement, and hyperrealistic close-ups on human characters.
Poised between an illustrated short novel and a picture-book form, with vivid, hyperrealistic images incorporating both grotesquely surreal and cartoon-like elements, its format alternates one, two, or more full pages of text with full-page or double-spread pictures.