“Elsewhere is a dynamically generated narrative exploration game taking place in a hostile, glitched-out world.” – Author’s description
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Pictures of women exist everywhere. In art galleries, public phone booths, Instagram feeds, pornographic websites, fashion blogs, magazines and advertisements on buses – the exposure of women’s bodies dominates some of the world’s most visible and highest-grossing industries. This has made understanding images of women’s bodies confusing. Who are more important – the women in the top-shelf magazine, or the women in the glossy magazine? Who gets to decide, and who has created these images anyway?
In my book Play With Me: Dolls, Women, Art, I wanted to call out the increasing commodification of feminism by talking to a group of artists that focus on the appropriation of women’s bodies. The artist Pandemonia is the perfect example. She acts out what the writer Natasha Walter, … Read the rest
Paola Revenioti is standing in the middle of London’s George and Dragon pub in tears. Paola is a trans prostitute and activist who first went into the streets of Athens in the 1980s. She used earnings from her nighttime business transactions to fund the pioneering trans-anarchist fanzine Kraximo (Greek for ‘gaybashing’) and the very first gay pride events in Athens in the early ’90s. No-one has done more to promote LGBT culture in Greece, but her contributions went largely unrecognised – even in her home country – for decades. Seeing her work appreciated here and being taken seriously as both an artist and activist by an international audience, she’s overcome with emotion.
Moments like these are exactly what filmmaker Konstantinos Menelaou had in mind when he … Read the rest
“A great evil is threatening the galaxy, and only four arcane wizards can stop it. The world of Mystic Melee brings you a spetacular mix of physics-based platforming, melee, and imaginative spells. You’ll have to master unexpected combinations of all three in order to defeat the many challenges and evils you’ll face.” – Author’s description
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“Trackless is an atmospheric first-person exploration and puzzle game set in the distant future. Inspired by classic games like Zork, Shadowgate, and King’s Quest, Trackless uses text input that allows you to interact with characters and objects.” – Author’s description
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The installation is called ReActor. Two Russian artists built this house and lived in it for five days as part of a social experiment. Because the rotating house is balanced on a pole, the house can tilt and spin with the wind. The designers had to work together to keep the house balanced. Read more…