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The sublime in rising sea levels and related art

Paper
Marel van Andel
14/06/2023
12 minutes to read

This paper answers the question of whether the topic of rising sea levels in art can be seen as sublime. To come to a conclusion, theories by Burke and Salmose are used to analyze Daan Roosegaarde's Waterlicht as a case study.

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Real Terror Through Cinema: The Sublime in Cannibal Holocaust

Article
Gideon De Pan
26/04/2023
14 minutes to read

This paper delves into Cannibal Holocaust's status as a sublime object by discussing what impact the inclusion of real animal cruelty has on Cannibal Holocaust’s ability to deliver a sublime experience.

 

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Sublimity in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

Paper
Bethany Maclachlan
17/12/2021
14 minutes to read

This paper investigates how the game Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture creates a sublime experience for players. It reveals that the game explores concepts relating to sublimity which enable an experience that could be considered sublime.