'Edited by Carody Culver, Griffith Review 79 questions how we discern what’s real and what’s not in a time of influencers and identity scams, counterfeits and cosmetic surgeries, disinformation, fake news and threats to democracy.
'From the imitation game and the uncanny valley to con artistry, trickery and sleights of hand, artifice makes the world go round – but is everything as it seems? And does it matter? Or should we all sit back, relax and embrace the ecstasy of the unreal?'(Publication summary)