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Space Invaders: Art and the Computer Game Environment
FACT explores the increasingly blurred boundaries between videogame spaces and real spaces with an exhibition featuring artists including Bill Viola, Blast Theory, Aram Bartholl, Cao Fei, Ludic Society and more, alongside playable, commercial games that push the limits of the medium. Space Invaders is part of a season of gaming at FACT which includes interactive games events, competitions and a game-themed film programme.
Gallery 1 & 2, Media Lounge, Public Spaces and online, FREE entry
Opening Night 8-Bit Performances
Then follow the 8-bit music over to Chameleon for an afterparty:
Breakfast With The Artists
Join us for breakfast with a selection of Space Invaders artists, who will be in discussion with Neil Thompson, Studio Art Director at Bizarre Creations, formerly of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
More details, including artist biographies, media links and a downloadable 60 minute mix of “some of the best modern chip sounds from the past few years along with a few classics” compiled by Jellica of Kittenrock can be found at the Cybersonica Social website: http://social.cybersonica.org