ARTXGAME comes to New York along with custom installations by Hilary Florido, Dave Mauro, Cory Schmitz and Maré Odomo.
November 4, 2010
7:00 PM -
Babycastles Arcade @ Showpaper 42nd Street Gallery
217 E 42nd St
Manhattan, NY 10174
Free / All Ages / Donations Appreciated
▬▬▬ Music by ▬▬▬▬▬
GEORGE AND JONATHAN
▬▬ Showpaper Gallery: Gabe Fowler ▬▬▬▬▬
The Showpaper Gallery presents a new month long exhibition of art and installations by the bi-weekly print publication’s cover artists.
[ curator ]
GABE FOWLER (of Desert Island)
[ art and installations ]
▬▬ Babycastles Arcade: Attract Mode ▬▬▬▬
Babycastles Arcade presents an exhibition of all 5 games organized by the ARTXGAME movement, a collaboration between asian american pop culture magazine Giant Robot and game/art collective Attract Mode.
ARTXGAME curates and present videogames created jointly by artists and indepedent game makers.
This arcade exhibition marks the first appearance in which all five ARTXGAME works have been brought together!
[ curator ]
ATTRACT MODE (MATTHEW HAWKINS & ADAM ROBEZZOLI)
[ games ]
ANNA ANTHROPY & SAELEE OH
CACTUS & DETH P SUN
PETRI PURHO & SOUTHER SALAZAR
DEREK YU & HELLEN JO
KYLE PULVER & J.OTTO SEIBOLD
[ new arcade cabinets ]
[ artwork ]
THE SHOWPAPER 42ND ST GALLERY
217 East 42nd St @ 3rd Ave | Midtown, Manhattan
4567 to Grand Central | -=7PM=- | all ages | free
GABE FOWLER owns and runs Desert Island, an independent comics & art book store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Gabe Fowler is also creator of the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival, along with Dan Nadel and Bill Kartopolous.
SHOWPAPER is a free bi-weekly print-only publication which lists and promotes all-ages & DIY shows in the NYC / tri-state area. We are excited to present this pop-up gallery in Mid Town that celebrates all things DIY and showcases the underground video game scene.
BABYCASTLES is aiming to strongly influence the public perception of video games and the culture surrounding the videogame art form. There are diverse explorations of play, statement, format, enjoyment, and development of games, often unpublished and barely acknowledged even by most game enthusiasts. By presenting six consecutive 2-week exhibitions of independent video games at the center of New York, Babycastles is looking forward to showcasing international game development to a wide audience of game enthusiasts, students, press, curators, children, and especially to an audience that may never otherwise encounter the variety of activity in video game culture.
217 East 42nd St is a space available to arts groups via the CHASHAMA organization. Chashama supports thriving cultural communities by transforming temporarily vacant properties into spaces where art can flourish. http://chashama.org/