Thursday, May 26, 2011
Hacked video games and remixed Internet videos at the Whitney, topless human-animal dancers at Jonathan Levine, a look at life in Cuba at Marlborough and some '60s comix psychedelia at Andrew Edlin. Plus, a sampling of outdoor public art in the event that you don't want to spend Memorial Day Weekend indoors. Here's what's in the hopper for arts events in the coming week.
Friday, October 12, 2007
It’s plug ‘n play as we look at the art and science of video games. Kurt Andersen and writer Clive Thompson explore how this multi billion dollar industry is changing the culture. And we’ll check out the prototype for Urban Resolve, the military’s game designed to teach soldiers how to fight urban battles. Plus, Sons and Other Flammable Objects, the dark and witty debut novel from Porochista Khakpour.
Friday, July 14, 2006
Kurt Andersen and Slate contributor Clive Thompson, talk about how the multi-billion dollar industry of video games is changing the culture. We’ll check out the prototype for Urban Resolve, the military’s video game designed to teach soldiers how to wage urban warfare. We’ll hear about a young multimedia artist for whom reprogrammed old games is just another color on the palette. Plus, Richard Linklater stops by to talk about his new movie A Scanner Darkly.