GreyScreen: GreyScreen Artist Residency →
greyscreen: I’ve been keeping this news largely under wraps for the last while, but now that the big day is nearing, I’d like to tell everyone about it. If you click on the picture above, you’ll be able to get a little more infor on the project. I’ll be doing a series of rom-hacks for the NES as visual…
Team Vector: Call for Submissions for the Vector... →
teamvector: Open Call: Written Works for Vector Annual Deadline: September 1, 2013 In February of 2013, Team Vector launched the inaugual Vector Game + Art Convergence, a four day Game Art Festival and Symposium centred around digital games as tools and inspiration for contemporary art making….
Ghosts in the Arcade: the Legend of POLYBIUS.
theghostarcade: I’ve been doing a fair bit of research of newer stories or stories from the edges of gaming culture that.. Some of them rediculous; some of them down right creepy.But I’ve also beeningI thinking about some of the more enduring myths, of games whose existence has never truly been confirmed. I think about these stories as gaming culture’s bloody mary or the munchkin hanging...
dpad 4 is cancelled,
dpad-yyz: dear friends. hate to do this but I need to tell you all that I am cancelling the 4th installment of DPAD. time for me to focus on my thesis until the endish of june, and running another event at this time is one thing too many. Thank you for the support you’ve given the event over the past year and a bit.. and know that it will return!
Team Vector: Team Vector X VideoFag : Queer Arcade... →
teamvector: We’re pleased to announce our next public programme, and our first outside of the Vector Game Art Festival! Team Vector will be partnering for the second time with VideoFag, a storefront cinema and performance space in Toronto’s Kensington Market. VideoFag co-presented the special…
THE GHOST ARCADE: The Strange Case of the Haunted... →
theghostarcade: Recently, there has been a great deal of discussion around which practices should be employed in order to preserve the medium of video games. Panels at GDC, an upcoming Game History conference in Montreal, the MOMA’s inclusion of digital games in their design collection. And while the…
: Vector Awarded the Canada Council for the Arts'... →
vectorgameartfest: While the festival may be over, Team Vector is pleased to announce that we were awarded the Media Projects Grant from the Canada Council to the Arts, to all artists who have not received payment for the festival to date (we’re still working on it), please stand by. We are adjusting artists’…
THE GHOST ARCADE: The first Ghost Arcade... →
theghostarcade: Great news friends! Today I confirmed that the first edition of the Ghost Arcade Exhibition will be happening in downtown London, Ontario, Canada, from June 20th-23rd. It will be happening on the 3rd floor of City Lights Bookshop, a great used book store that also sports a vast amount of…
THE GHOST ARCADE: Welcome to the Ghost Arcade! →
theghostarcade: Gaming culture is rife will all kinds of myths, and legends. At the margins of the culture are tales of games, hacks and ephemera that linger like ghosts. Some claim to have seen them, other claim these stories are dubious or false. It is in the margins where the Ghost Arcade will direct its…
Andrew Benson's WebGL Art Demos
prostheticknowledge: Two pieces of online art put together by Andrew Benson. The first, ‘Radical Paintings’ (top) is a generative, always changing dynamic spectacle of colour, shapes and morphing. The second, ‘Bouncing Gradient’ (below), are random bouncing polygons, which you can add as many as you wish.
prosthetic knowledge: Donkey Kong: Pauline Edition... →
prostheticknowledge: Brilliant father hacks Donkey Kong NES cart so daughter can play as Peach - video playthrough embedded below: My three year old daughter and I play a lot of old games together. Her favorite is Donkey Kong. Two days ago, she asked me if she could play as the girl and save Mario….
: Vector Begins Tomorrow! metagame at Vector!... →
vectorgameartfest: Vector begins tomorrow with our special screening Co-Presented by VideoFag. A Stranger Comes to Town: The avatar and identity, begins at 7pm at Propeller, at 984 Queen St. West. Tickets for the screening are $5 and can be purchased on our eventbright, or at the door. Propeller is…
: Vector in the media! Talk to us through twitter.... →
vectorgameartfest: With a little over 24 hours until our first event, Vector has already been receiving some attention from media outlets. Creative Applications.net posted this Interview with Vector Co-Director Skot Deeming yesterday on the origins of the festival, the state of the ‘new arcade’ and issues of…