Tag: surrealism

What Was Postmodernism?

2007-12-20

Brian McHale looks back on the movement in “What Was Postmodernism?” He contrasts postmodernism’s canonization with critical constructions of modernism, and moves through contemporary painting to reflect on intersections between the violence of recent history and postmodernism, as the postwar world lived “in the ruins of our own civilization, if only in our imaginations.”

Meditations on the Blip: a review

2004-10-19

Lisette Gonzales reviews a book of essays by Matthew Fuller that examines the way we are programmed by software.

Narrative, Interactivity, Play, and Games

2004-07-07

Eric Zimmerman whips “four naughty concepts” into disciplinary shape.