William Gibson imagines VR art projects where enormous forms hover over urban centers like a haunted gallery. Filmmaker Keiichi Matsuda sees something very, very different. What if instead of an art installation our VR future looks like the busiest corners of internet clickbait? via Core77
Like all good speculative visions of the future, Hyper-Reality doesn’t shy away from grappling with the complexities and interrelation of technological trends—weaving in hints to themes as diverse as gamification, advertisement overload, personal development, personal promotion, service rating, chatbots, cyber-crime and even existential Googling. The depth and detail of the fiction being both a pleasure and pretty troubling to behold.
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