Articles tagged mckenzie wark

‘The Beach Beneath the Streets’: A Pleasant Meander Through the Situationist Labyrinth

McKenzie Wark seamlessly weaves together a dizzying array of sources both vintage and contemporary in this reexamination of the Situationist International.

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Gamer Theory by McKenzie Wark

Gamer Theory concerns itself with more than just the interpretation of video games; it's about gaming ambience -- that is, gamespace -- as the kinetic field within which game players exist.

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A Hacker Manifesto by McKenzie Wark

By mashing up Romantic idealism with historical materialism and looping in some samples of cyberpunk futurism to boot, Wark offers a glimpse of potential new worlds.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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