Gas Zappers by Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung

23rd October 2009 by doron
activism | animation | arts | audio | community | experimental | gaming | new media art | observational | politics | portraiture | remix/mashup | satire | serial | video

Gas Zappers (2007, 61 MB, 5:45 min)

A Game of Petanque with Sam Renseiw

5th October 2009 by michael
arts | ball games | community | documentary | gaming | Lumière | observational | poetry | portraiture | sports | video | vlog

Patafilm 718 (2009, 30.9 MB, 2:40 min)

The Petanque Discussion
The Petanque Discussion (2009, 9.8 MB, 53 secs)

All his work is great but we can’t publish him every day
so we wait for the very finest.
Two Petanque themed beauties, the second
being a Lumière masterclass.

The Path – a horror game by Tale of Tales

6th July 2009 by doron
animation | arts | community | conceptual | design | gaming | new media art | trailer

The Path (2009, 40MB, 2:34 min.)

“Probably the best independent game ever made” – Christopher Lim, “The Business Times”

“The Path is not a game, it is art” – Erwin Bergervoet, “Gamer.nl”

Trailer for “The Path“, by Tale of Tales.

Interactive design

10th September 2007 by brittany
arts | conceptual | design | gaming | technology | video

Intimate Controllers
Intimate Controllers Game Console (2007, 3.5MB, 2:40)

An interpersonal videogame in progress from JennyLC Chowdhurdy,
a woman responsible for such projects as an emphysema-ridden
My Little Pony and a portable telephone booth so you can finally
have some privacy on your cellular in public.

Muttering Hat
Muttering Hat (2007, 7.5MB, 1:12)

Also, a Muttering Hat from Kate Hartman, who believes
plants should be able to call humans on the telephone
and makes gloves that dance.
I wish I got to spend all day making this kind of innovation.

This Spartan Life

15th August 2007 by doron
animation | arts | community | experimental | gaming | music video | satire | technology | video

This Spartan Life 1
Dance (2006, 9.8MB, 2:24 min.)

This spartan Life 2
Travelogue (2006, 14.6MB, 1:21 min.)

This Spartan Life is a talk show set in the multi-user
combat game Halo 2 featuring actual interviews with
guests in the live game online.
These two ‘music videos’ are made using material from the game.

Joseph Farbrook – Simulacra

31st July 2007 by doron
animation | arts | conceptual | ephemera | gaming | remix/mashup | video

Simulacra (2004, 24MB, 7:06 min.)

‘Shot from within a gaming environment, Joseph Farbrook takes a critical look at games that we continuously play. Just as virtual-reality is a consensual hallucination, structures such as money, power, and ownership are also consensual dreams.’
from 312.ca

Man Mixes Sound on 2 GameBoys

19th March 2007 by michael
arts | conceptual | documentary arts | gaming | music video | performance | technology

Kid Quaalude -Upside Downer
Kid Quaalude -‘Upside Downer’ (2006, 37MB, 4:01 min)

Well!”, as my dear mother used to say,
“What will they think of next?”

Neat film by Dave Whiting, shot in a rather
atmospheric former Tram depot in Weimar
& featuring Kid Quaalude doing what it
says on the tin.

8 BIT – documentary about art and video games

24th January 2007 by doron
arts | conceptual | documentary | documentary arts | experimental | gaming | new media art | review | technology | trailer

8 BIT trailer (2006, 8.7MB, 1:28 min.)

“Premiering in New York at the Museum of Modern Art,
8 BIT is a hybrid documentary examining the influence of
video games on contemporary culture.