Few other terms have been thrown around and reigned the social media streams around the globe as much as "NFT" as of late. While stories about unbelievable profits and environmental concerns are making the rounds, we want to give an impartial "101 Intro to"-style look behind all the technical terms
Vaporwave is a subculture and digital art movement of the internet that is difficult to define. It's characteristics include nostalgic media formats, 1980s retail design, washed out color palettes, and reverbed, forgotten city-pop records from Japan. This article is part of the on-going series " for sabukaru".
The Golden Age of Arcade Video Games came during the 1980s; mostly thriving in the US and Japan. It wasn't until the 1990s, however, that arcade gaming would come to China. Out of fear that the games were corrupting the youth, arcades in China were banned in the year 2000; but in 2009, that ban was lifted.
In 1996, Playstation produced a flyer for the Glastonbury festival to promote their first gaming console. The advert featured the PlayStation logo and the words "More Powerful than God." This promotional material stirred some controversy and foreshadowed the adoption of subversive adverts
or How Colonial Powers are Forced to Adapt to the Beat of Hip-Hop Historically, when outsider institutions colonize, they don't merely occupy the land of the locals, exploiting them through material and physical force; they also commodify and colonize the ideas and arts of the native people.
The word "Liminal" can be defined as being a "threshold" which is "barely perceptible". A threshold could be the ghostly space before completing a rite of passage, or the ambiguous space in which we transition into another form. Liminal Spaces are perhaps, the unknowable, or unspeakable spaces that
Credits: Written and Performed by ARK Written and Performed by RAMCPU Edited by SPCE “Arcadism” was created by RAMCPU Produced by ARKHAIVES AT MIDNIGHT x Artinformation “Arcadism: Decades Retold” is a collaborative project between RAMCPU and ARKHAIVES
I was in for a long train ride after a much-needed break from work. During this trip, I had an idea (as writers always do), and I decided to get out my iPhone to begin typing out my essay right there on the spot. This article is part of the ongoing series " for sabukaru".
a meditation on the vhs tape There's something about VHS footage. It's static, fractured nature has always been attractive to us...but why? There is beauty in this... That even in the stillness of objects, there is still motion. Let's just look take a look at digital art movement vaporwav e, or the popularity of VHS video mobile apps.