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LOST FUTURES 005 - IS THIS A GAME TO YOU?

  • BFi Southbank Belvedere Road London, England, SE1 United Kingdom (map)

3rd April 2019, BFI Southbank. Presented with Anna Bogutskaya, as part of ‘Born Digital: Raised by the Internet’

Machinima - a portmanteau of ‘machine’ and ‘cinema’ - is the process of using real-time computer graphics engines to create a cinematic production. Though few use the term, artists have been experimenting with this mode for almost as long as videogames have existed. Across a series of short films featuring various videogame environments, this programme proposes that whilst games can be art, art can also be games.

Counter-Charge (Alex Hovet | 2016 | USA |13’)
She Puppet (Peggy Ahwesh | 2001 | USA | 15’)
^6[#M2d,i{Pa (? | ? | ? | 2’)
Swatted (Ismaël Joffroy-Chandoutis | 2018 | France | 21’)
RECKONING 4 (Kent Lambert | 2016 | USA | 10’)
*>/}Fhq4qspU (? | ? | ? | 2’)
Post-Newtonianism (Josh Bricker | 2012 | USA | 6’)
Modern Warfare (Claire L. Evans | 2010 | USA | 5’)
J%mM=B%&U)&2 (? | ? | ? | 2’)
Self Destruction for Eternity (Wei Ming Ho | 2011 | Taiwan | 6’)
+ San Andreas Deer Cam (Brent Watanabe | 2015-2016 | USA | ?)

Preceded by lightning talks from Holly Nielsen and Arron Santry.

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INTRO ESSAY - LOST FUTURES 005 - Matt Turner
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Earlier Event: February 24
LOST FUTURES 004 - LOVE//STREAMS