Saturday, February 28, 2009

"One of the distinquishing characteristics of hyperculture is how the internet has turned the world into a global village with global village."

Space Communication satellite.
Internet Cafe.
Internet Cafe.
Internet social networks.

The Apple I-Touch.

"In Today's hyperculture, there are no boundaries and the fashion of the east meets the fashion of the west."

Japanese Pop Fashion.

Japanese pop singers at the Japanes Culture Show in Washington, DC

Jap pop star Mitsui Massyu perfoming at the National Cherry Blossom Festival In Wash, D.C.

"In today's hyperculture - art does not have to come from traditional artists or mediums"

The Weisman Art Museum designed by Frank Gehy at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Experential art by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.

Experiential art.

Art - Mt. Fuji.

Cardboard art.

Art - mobile blobs.

Art - squares - from exhibit in Frankfurt. Germany.

Art garden - made from light - in Okayama, Japan.

Art garden - made from light - in Okayama, Japan.

Friday, January 30, 2009

To live in today's hyperculture is to acknowledge the increasing role of robots and robotics.

The robot Ifbot.
The robot Dakara.
Toyoto's Partner robot.
The super realistic robot Repliee.

The therapeutic seal robot Paro.
The robot Hubo.
The robot Asimo conducting music.
The robot Wakamura greeting people.

What is reality in a hyperculture world?

Changing Reality.
New Reality.

Naked Reality.
Distorted Reality.
Imagining Reality.
Reflected Reality.
Unseen Reality.

Total Reality.
Experience Reality.
Changing Reality.
New Reality.
Blurred Reality.
Multiple Realities.
Artistic Reality.
Abstract Reality.
Virtual Reality Benjamin Britton.
Social Realtiy by Rodrigo Aquilero.
Synthetic Reality by Susan Beiner.
Whose reality?
Mixed Reality by Jeff Wirth.
Next Nature by Myoung Ho Lee.
Face Reality by Laurie Cooper.