Alephograph: Architecture, drawing and video games.
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Heterotopias: No Style Los Santos

Heterotopias: No Style Los Santos

A piece for Heterotopias journal, exploring my work with Ed Ruscha style 'small books' to document and expose the inconsistencies in Grand Theft Auto V's city of Los Santos. I argue that framing the game through Ruscha's 'no style' or 'deadpan' form of photography allows us to discern its structure as a game world even when its visual resemblance to the real world Los Angeles is so striking.

 
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