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Post image for Honoring Nepal’s Cultural Heritage One Year After Its Catastrophic Quake

To coincide with the one-year anniversary of the April 25, 2015, earthquake in Nepal, the Rubin Museum of Art is launching a series of commemorative projects, including an online exhibition that celebrates the unique culture of the region.

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Post image for An Interactive Map of a Midcentury Botanist’s Amazonian Trips

Richard Evans Schultes took peyote with the Kiowa in Oklahoma in the 1930s, was the first scientist invited to a hallucinogenic yagé ceremony in the Amazon’s Sibundoy Valley in the 1940s, and inadvertently helped launch the psychedelic era of the 1960s.

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Post image for In a Game, Foraging for Mushrooms with a Grandmother Who Listens

Lieve Oma is a game in which you hunt for mushrooms with your grandmother beneath trees saturated with autumnal colors. It’s also about how a simple conversation can indicate so much more about a relationship, where the words unsaid echo as much as those spoken aloud.

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Post image for Photography Acts as a Weapon in a Game About the Iranian Revolution

In 1979 Revolution: Black Friday, the streets of Tehran are combustive, resistance smoldering from tensely linked groups that share a dissatisfaction with the Shah.

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Post image for The Immortal Deer an Artist Set Loose in Grand Theft Auto

I’ve never played Grand Theft Auto (GTA), but I have spent a decent amount of time watching a hacked — or, rather, “modded” — deer running through the GTA V live game, and I think this deer has something to tell us.

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Post image for A Video Game Inspired by Philip K. Dick’s Sci-Fi Worlds

The developers of Californium call their game a “love letter to Philip K. Dick.”

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Post image for A Digital Story Leads You Through Italy’s WWII Resistance

To mark the 70th anniversary of Italy’s 1945 liberation from fascism, the Milan-based duo We Are Müesli developed an interactive story based on the country’s 20 months of partisan resistance.

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Post image for A Ghanaian Web Series Explores Sex, Sassiness, and What It Means to Go Home Again

An African City presents West African feminine fierceness.

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Post image for Dazzle or Distress Your Patron in a Sculpture-Building Game

Somewhere after the 10th waving, severed arm that I added to my masterpiece in Super Sculptor!, my patron’s response switched from joy to horror.

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Post image for A Game Where You Host Corporate-Sponsored Pride Parades

Nothing smacks of pinkwashing more than a corporate-sponsored pride parade.

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