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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.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000
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(Baudrillard 1976, 73) Hyperreal as endless circle of simulation
Perhaps one reason for the quick evolution of Falsa Boda is because its simulated experience is undeniably hyperreal. The organizers never promoted their product as an actual wedding and therefore were not constricted by the expectations of tradition.
Or is it DISorder, with a rearrangement of all norms and rules according to the individual, not the collective view, on the borderline between the real and the hyperreal? This very borderline is being threatened, in its turn, by the prominence of simulation ever-present in the build of digital environments, from social media to online game platforms.
Foucault uses Borges's fable to disentangle the subtle and rhizoid movements of power and the construction of subjectivity and Baudrillard illustrates his "postmodern desert," the effacing of the metaphysics of representation and the cruising through the hyperreal by inverting Borges's parabola.
And perhaps McKay's hyperreal approach is exactly what this story needs, given how far removed from the reality-based community so many of the highest-paid financial gurus were at the time.
Mohsin Hamid's work, Moth Smoke exhibits a world suffering from hyperreal situation.
Here, Pramesti recounts and revises the archetypes that populate these encounters, which are made hyperreal by the spectacle of the nightly news broadcast.
The film is unashamedly for children and it's unapologetically hyperreal.
With 2013's The Luca Brasi Story--22 gut-wrenching tracks of brutal self-analysis, tragic romance, and hyperreal tales of narcotics trafficking and IHOP homicides--Gates built a cult following, setting a dexterous lyrical standard for melodically gifted, sensitive thugs.
Hyperreal -- Prompted by the fluidity of lines and asymmetrical cuts, lucite comebacks in clear and opaque colours.
But in cyberspace the sociolinguistic rules of the game seem to be changing, as Lis are being constructed not only vis-a-vis the traditional 'real' structures of the world (including rearing and upbringing), but through the 'hyperreal' events of cyberspace (Baudrillard, 1983).
One can also take solace from the fact that women across the world are beginning to question the hyperreal definition of beauty.