In 1867, Victor Fournel published a work in which he described the flâneur as (translated roughly) the image of the public, of the city, the antipathies and admirations of the crowd, public esprit; basically the figurehead of contemporary urban experience. A flâneur is, by definition, a time waster: someone who
Maps are not disinterested portrayals of physical realities. They are the products and depictions of power. The Mercator projection world map emphasizes the size of the Americas relative to Africa. This isn't a reality; it is a cartographic decision that emphasizes geopolitical dynamics. (This dynamic is reversed on the Peters
Let’s say you met a caveman and wanted to teach him Tetris. How would you go about it? You and the caveman would probably sit down on a couch one afternoon and, after a perfunctory description of the rules, just start playing.
Slip inside, lie down on a soft quilt, and admire as splashes of color form an abstract animation projected on to the tent's ceiling.
The ball pool is no longer a snot-covered cage match for young children whose parents are shopping for a new couch. As reimagined by Pearlfisher, it's now an adult's creative playground.
This post originally appeared on Kill Screen, a videogame arts and culture website.Story by Gareth Damian Martin for Kill ScreenGeorge Trevor is perhaps the most unassuming character of Resident Evil's long history. Among the videogame series' absurd cast of bio-engineered mercenaries and steroid pumped special forces agents he is little...
This post originally appeared on Kill Screen, a videogame arts and culture website.Story by Jess Joho for Kill ScreenTale of Tale's upcoming game Sunset has beguiled us since we first saw it—a vision altogether more assured, colorful and inviting than the vast majority of games we come across. Last week,...
This post originally appeared on Kill Screen, a videogame arts and culture website. Story by Chris Priestman for Kill Screen.Corridors are a significant architectural space in a lot of science fiction films. Perhaps you haven't considered this before given the brevity of their screen time. And that's largely due to the...
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