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I Visited the Tate (in Minecraft)

by Haniya Rae on April 16, 2015

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The widely beloved open world video game of Minecraft will now offer a new activity for its players to explore: interactive artworks presented by the Tate, the third installment of which was just released last week.

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Post image for Artist Stan Douglas Resurrects Postwar Vancouver in an Interactive App

Ghosts hovering around an abandoned hotel and the streets of a neighborhood where the fences lean and paint crackles on the walls — these are your messengers to the past in Circa 1948.

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Blood-soaked snow and the waxy green of conifers color the pensive landscape of The Last Hunt, an interactive story produced by the Digital Studio at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).

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A Bloody Video Game Ode on a Grecian Urn

by Allison Meier on February 24, 2015

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Apotheon brings the classical world of ancient Greek pottery to life as a full-length animated video game.

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In mid-December, 12 hackers, artists, coders, and activists gathered to tackle issues of privacy, surveillance, anonymity, and big data as they manifest in our society.

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“Maybe all you needed was a little hip-hop pizzazz,” says Jamel (James III) in the first episode of artist Jayson Musson’s new time travel comedy series, The Adventures of Jamel.

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The current Museum of Modern Art exhibition Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909–1949 is just one component of a four-year, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation–funded research project examining photographs not only as art, but as physical objects possessing a material and sociological history as well.

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Manhattan may have an okay assortment of cultural institutions, but in Secret Habitat, a free game by Manchester-based indie video game developer Strangethink, users navigate an island that’s home to 99 small museums.

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If Yayoi Kusama Designed a Video Game

by Haniya Rae on September 22, 2014

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Hohokum, a video game where you play a long, thin worm that changes color based on direction, isn’t just an art-ier version of Snakes.

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It’s not every day that you get to climb all over classic works for art — unless you’re an unsupervised child — but a new online gallery lets you jump on the Koons and the Warhol.

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