Archive for category Machinima

Myfanwy Ashmore

Grand Theft Love Song – 2010

Grand Theft Love Song is a machinima video work where the video game Grand Theft Auto IV: Liberty City was played in order to create specific movements that elicit a sense of contemporary dance. The game controller and video editing software are used to create a new kind of machinima choreography.


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Baden Pailthorpe

Untitled – 2o11

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Brody Condon

Suicide Solution –

more than fifty ‘first person shooters’ commit suicide, undermining not just the object of the game but also alluding to charged connotations around suicide (attacks).

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Tale of Tales

independent video games development studio, located in Ghent, Belgium. The purpose of Tale of Tales is to create elegant and emotionally rich interactive entertainment.


The Endless Forest – 2005

online multiplayer game and social screensaver, a virtual place where you can play with your friends. When your computer goes to sleep you appear as a deer in this magical place. There are no goals to achieve or rules to follow. Just run through the forest and see what happens.

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Baden Pailthorpe

– Australian artist based in Paris
– his work exploits the elasticity and malleability of technologies such as video games, websites, photography and other media objects.
– Pailthorpe explores the cultural and political contexts that produce these ubiquitous technologies, teasing out hidden meanings and diverting intended uses

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Chris Howlett

Brisbane based artist

‘Michael Jackson 4 Ways’

– one of a series of video art works… to critically and creatively consider how reality and simulated environments both construct and reconfigure our ideas about the nature of subjectivity and identity.
– The video work explores these through Sims 3

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Anita Fontaine

– creates conceptually challenging and surreal experiences to expand the parameters of new media, videogames and the moving image

– CuteXDoom: video-game mod that takes a violent shoot em up and converts it into a hyper- cute experience that explores popular culture and the obsession with kawaii culture

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