Tag: gaming culture

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt at V&A until 24 February 2019

This exhibition provides a unique insight into the design process behind a selection of groundbreaking contemporary videogames. Design work, including concept art and prototypes, feature alongside large-scale immersive installations and interactives. ๐Ÿ•น ๐Ÿ‘พ

Exploring the medium since the mid-2000s, when major technological advancements, such as increased access to broadband, social media, smart phones and newly available means of making, profoundly changed the way videogames are designed, discussed and played. This change has opened the door to new voices and ideas, allowing the medium to break beyond its perceived boundaries and aspire to new horizons.

www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/videogames

Location:
Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Times:
10am – 5:45pm (Fridays until 10pm)

Price:
ยฃ18 book online

Artcade @ Beach London / until 29th June 2014

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00
18:00-22:00 on 1st May

@ Beach London, 20 Cheshire Street, London E2 6EH

Free entry

www.beachlondon.co.uk

For their new exhibition Beach London have invited six artists to produce a piece of artwork inspired by a vintage arcade machine from the โ€˜Golden Eraโ€™ of coin-operated gaming.

Cabinets on show will be Pac Man, Galaxian, Space Invaders, Asteroids, Donkey Kong and Street Fighter II. Exhibiting artists include Gemma Shiel (Lazy Oaf), Anthony Burrill, Pete Fowler, Ellie Andrews, Rosy Nicholas and Malarky.

During the show Beach will be recording the top scores on each machine. At the end, each cabinetโ€™s top-scorer will win the artwork that accompanies it.

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