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Poetics of Politics

Our current social order is surely reaching a critical period of its time. With the rise of ethno-national parties and fragmentation of European Union, authoritarianism feed on xenophobia generated by ‘terrorism’. Dazzled by the hyperreality of overloading information and sensation from media channels,we find ourselves questioning the future of borderless and multi-cultural landscape of Europe. […]
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From the “Shuddup & Take My Money” Dept: Half-Life 2 VR Greenlight

Half Life 2: VR is a mod for the 2004 PC gaming classic by Valve Software. It is a community project that aims to allow players to experience the world of Half Life in a modern VR headset like the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, and has been in development since 2013. See this Road […]
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Deckard has a *Pet Dog* in #Bladerunner2049?! [#BetThatPoochIsAReplicant]

Take a shot-for-shot look at the original Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 trailers.
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Australian Artists, Writers + Actors Say No to Arts Coverage Cuts

Fairfax announced plans to shed 125 jobs, prompting a week-long strike by its journalists. Guardian Australia understands that positions being abolished will include all dedicated arts, film and books writers at the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald, along with two deputy arts editor roles. Contributors will be paid a lower rate for reviews and […]
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A Year and a Bit: The Good, The Bad, and the Mugglesy

Seems it’s turning out to beĀ  hellova year here, and we’re only 4 months in. So far in 2017, here at MBD we’ve had Digital-Fiction-Award-shortlisted projects, and honorable mentions, and theorising all over the MDB shop: most of which have been centered on the release of “All the Delicate Duplicates”, on which we hit the […]