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Paul Davis


Hand modified hacked Super Mario Brothers cartridge video installation/animation. One in a series which reimagine the use of faux-cinematic “cutscenes” in video games.


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Cory Arcangel & Paul Davis

NES cartridges reprogrammed with some photographs of Buffalo NYC

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Paul B. Davis

– Artist & lecturer residing in London

– Pioneered the use of video game cartridges as an artistic medium and created the first hacked video game artworks

Super Abstract Brothers – hacked Super Mario Brothers. Characters and backgrounds were erased and replaced with abstract shapes/colours/patterns. An investigation of game aesthetics and human memory.


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Cory Arcangel and Paul Davis

– Cory Arcangel: Computer programmer, web designer and digital media artist (in Brooklyn)
– Paul Davis: Musician and artist, collaborator, “uses computer game hacking to bridge the gap between computers and art”
– Both are part of BEIGE; a multimedia programming collective and record label–2

Nintendo installation 2001, 3 hacked mario cartridges which were reprogrammed to show images of hockey fights while playing a 3 channel sound work.


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