• AAARTGAMES 018: Ecologies

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    From Conway's Game of Life in 1970 to the massively popular Minecraft, videogames/simulations/virtual environments have existed in some form or another as digital ecosystems. These ecosystems, often in harmonious balance, are presented to the player as a personal sandbox to be destroyed and extracted of resources without consequence. How do these virtual ecosystems reflect our perceptions of our own habitat, and what other forms of ecologies are possible? AAARTGAMES is a community event for anybody and everybody interested in interactive art/games/design/technology. Organised by AAA. +++ ★ AGENDA ★ - 7:30 - Doors Open - 8:00 - Event Start! ---- 18.0: Ecologies by Merle Leufgen ---- Introduction by Troy Duguid ---- 18.1: A History of Trash by Gabriel Helfenstein ---- 18.2: Like Roots in the Soil by SpaceBackyard !QUICK BREAK! ---- 18.3: Strange Space Weather, a talk on virtual ecologies and economies and the collaborative project https://pattern.ist. ---- 18.4: PostEvent Game: Orchids to Dusk by Pol Clarissou // More coming sooon... - 9:00 - socialising + draaanks +++ Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) +++ AAARTGAMES = $AF€ $PAC€ POLIC¥

  • ★ aaartgames XVII: Truth/Untruth Beauty/Unbeauty ★ transmediale Vorspiel 2018

    Computer generated imagery permeates our every day lives, both as unrecognizably interlaced with our realities and as visible grotesques of these. Following the theme of this year's transmediale 'face value' this edition of aaartgames aims to raise questions around creational biases in 3d software, 'ugly' videogames, seamless technology and acid cgi. starting from Alan Warburton's (in certain online circles heavily debated) thesis that the battle for truly realistic computer graphics has been won we will take a look at how computer generated imagery and systems, in their real-time and pre rendered manifestations, might call for re/evaluations and restructuring of our notions of beauty and ugliness, truth and un truth. Welcome to the wilderness. aaartgames is a community event for anybody and everybody interested in interactive art/games/design/technology. +++ ★ AGENDA ★ - 7:30 - Doors Open - 8:00 - Event Start! ---- Goodbye Uncanny Valley - a video essay by Alan Warburton ---- Truth/Untruth Beauty/Unbeauty - a talk by Merle Leufgen !QUICK BREAK! ---- Ugly - a short film by Nikita Diakur ---- Skype QnA with Nikita Diakur - 9:00 - socialising + draaanks +++ Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) +++ ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ = $AF€ $PAC€ POLIC¥

  • ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ XVI ★

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    ąяţǥąʍ€$ is a community event for anybody and everybody interested in interactive art/games/design/technology. +++ ★ AGENDA ★ - 7:30 - Doors Open - 8:00 - Space Suits Time - Christian Schmidts + Tomek Tobolski An audiovisual journey through parameter space. Space Suits Time - 8:30 - Salty Bet! - Jack A Perkins. - 9:00 - Data Mutations available to play + socialising + draaanks DATA MUTATIONS is comprised of 9 interactive art pieces built using a collection of assets through recombination and transmutation of file formats. +++ Data Mutations Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) +++ ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ = $AF€ $PAC€ POLIC¥ Event banner a screenshot from Wildlife Mueseum by Supr. play it at the event ;)

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  • DATA MUTATIONS - ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ XV ★

    presenting: DATA MUTATIONS - a software anthology project by members of the aartgames community. DATA MUTATIONS is comprised of 10 individual interactive art pieces built using a collection of assets though recombination and transmutation of file formats. +++ ★ AGENDA ★ - 7:30 - Doors Open - 8:00 - DATA MUTATIONS performance - 9:00 - Projects available to play + socialising + draaanks +++ Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) +++ ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ = $AF€ $PAC€ POLIC¥

  • ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ XIV ★ LNWC2 Screening + Q&A w Sean Buckelew

    NOTE!! - Due to popularity of Late Night Work Club PLEASE RSVP to this meet up event! We will allow people that have RSVP'd a seat first, if there is any seating left we will afterwards welcome further people. +++ For the first ąяţǥąʍ€$ of summer we are thrilled to host a screening of the incredible Late Night Work Club animated anthology Strangers, followed by Q&A with LNWC member Sean Buckelew (http://www.seanbuckelew.com). A 📽️? At an event for 🎨🎮??? Yes, yes we know but trust US IT WILL MAKE SENSE AND ITS VERY COOL SOO JUST COME ALONG. Join us in a viewing of some of the most groundbreaking animation works in recent history. In our Q&A session we will discuss what it means to create independent noncommercial art for the internet, where new forms of collaboration might arise from this and how the field of animation is converging with other forms of art and media (such as the ART VIDYAGAEM!). +++ ąяţǥąʍ€$ is a community event for anybody and everybody interested in using digital art/design/technology. +++ ★ AGENDA ★ - 7:30 - Doors Open + livestream of Ian Cheng’s Emissary Trilogy - 8:00 - Strangers - a film by Late Night Work Club - 9:00 - Q&A with Sean Buckelew (of LNWC) - 9:30 - socialising + draaanks + livestream of Ian Cheng’s Emissary Trilogy +++ Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) +++ ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ = $AF€ $PAC€ POLIC¥

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  • ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ XIII ★ // Vorspiel 2017 Special

    ąяţǥąʍ€$ is a community event for anybody and everybody interested in game culture/design/technology in the creation of experimental/non-commercial work. /// ★ AGENDA ★ - 7:30 - Doors Open - 8:00 - Presentations -- Chloê Langford: pink fish // holographic flesh -- Jack A Perkins: TRASH METAL MAGIC INFO SOON - 9:00 - Play artgames + socialising /// Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) /// ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ = SAFE SPACE POLICY

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  • ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ XII ★

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    ąяţǥąʍ€$ is a community event for anybody and everybody interested in game culture/design/technology in the creation of experimental/non-commercial work. WE'RE LOOKING FOR WEIRD AND WONDERFUL TALKS/PERFORMANCES/GAMES HIT US UP ;) /// ★ AGENDA ★ -- 7:30 - Doors Open -- 8:00 - Presentations ---- Merle Leufgen - glossolalia ---- Jessica Palmer - Wizzard Battle -- 9:00 - Play artgames + socialising /// Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) /// ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ = SAFE SPACE POLICY

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  • ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ 011 ★ 1 Year Anniversary Spookdracula!!!!!1ex­c­lamationmark!

    (۶ꈨຶꎁꈨຶ )۶ʸᵉᵃʰᵎ CELEBRATING 1 YEAR OF ąяţǥąʍ€$!!! (۶ꈨຶꎁꈨຶ )۶ʸᵉᵃʰᵎ Wow BB's can u believe its been one year??? thank u to everyone for making this event way cooler than my wildest dreamz xx ąяţǥąʍ€$ is a community event for anybody and everybody interested in game culture/design/technology in the creation of experimental/non-commercial work. WE'RE LOOKING FOR WEIRD AND WONDERFUL TALKS/PERFORMANCES/GAMES HIT US UP ;) /// ★ AGENDA ★ -- 7:30 - Doors Open -- 8:00 - Presentations --- Lorenzo Pilia // Me And Wario Down By The Schoolyard Making personal vignette micro games using WarioWare DIY --- Arturo Castro // Alternative tools for artistic games --- GAME PORTRAITS I w troyduguid // Osamu Sato GAME PORTRAITS is a series exploring the work of artists working in games. After a brief overview of their work, their games are open to be played by the audience. -- 9:30 onwards - LSD DREAM EMULATOR + General Discussion LSD DREAM EMULATOR will be available to play on the big projection screen + gr8 music & gr8 drinks & gr8 people & all things gr8 art gr8 games. /// Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) /// ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ = SAFE SPACE POLICY

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  • ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ FIELD TRIP // Physical Games w Zack Wood Vol. 3

    Contact Zack on[masked] if you cannot find the meeting place. // Let's get together in Treptower Park to play physical games! Zack will bring the Cookbook of Play, but feel free to bring any physical games you know! The focus is on games where all you need is a body to play! (Not with balls, etc.) // Zack, physical games extraordinaire invites you to an afternoon in the sun of non-virtual multiplayer and social games. Please note this is not the regular artgames meetup, so be sure to check the venue location!!! xo

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  • ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ 010 ★

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    ąяţǥąʍ€$ is a community of artists using game technology &/or game design to create artistic &/or experimental works. /// ★ AGENDA ★ 7:30 - [Talks/Presentations/Questions/Open Mic] • Veve Jaffa: Which Passover Plague Are You? Performance • Marie LeBlanc Flanagan: CLOSER • troyduguid + Merle Caliope + Outlands Games: DYSTROPICANA A jam made over the weekend, we will briefly talk about the project and then have the game available to play for the rest of the evening. • 9:30 onwards - General Discussion gr8 music & gr8 drinks & gr8 people & all things gr8 art gr8 games. /// Absolutely everybody is welcome, all levels of experience and all walks of life!!! - So long as you RSVP ;^) ąяţǥąʍ€$ practices the Safe Space Policy, more information below. /// ★ ąяţǥąʍ€$ ★ = SAFE SPACE POLICY This group is dedicated to providing a harassment-free social experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion, experience level or game preferences. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. Anyone violating these rules will be expelled from the venue at the discretion of the organisers. Harassment includes verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or games, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, the organisers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the venue. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact an organiser immediately. We are dedicated to to help participants contact security or police, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance. We expect participants to follow these rules at all our venues and social events.

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