Hito Steyerl speaks to Rosemary Heather

22.09.10
The War According to eBay, Hito Steyerl Hito Steyerl’s In Free Fall premiered at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh and is showing at Picture This, Bristol from 1-30 October 2010, and at Chisenhale Gallery, London from 4 November to 19 December 2010. For some summer lulz, I chatted on email with German artist Hito Steyerl over a couple of weeks in August. A somewhat protracted process, I found it ...
Red Dead Redemption

28.06.10
Red Dead Redemption, directed by John Hillcoat If you’re the sort that’s unlikely to devote hours of your life playing open-world videogames, then you may prefer to experience the excellent animated world of Rockstar Games’s Red Dead Redemption in short film form. Renowed Australian Director John Hillcoat (The Proposition, The Road) has been given free reign to use the computer animation from the film and in ...
Iain Simons talks to Ian W Gouldstone

18.05.10
15 Pixel Street Fighter, Alaskan Military School, commissioned by GameCity Ian W Gouldstone spoke with Iain Simons, Director of Nottingham’s inspiring videogame festival, GameCity. What’s the big idea behind GameCity? I’m not sure I’ve ever been asked that quite so directly before, which is embarrassing because it feels like there should be some kind of high-level single answer to the question. In the years since the festival ...
Save the Videogame

14.04.10
savethevideogame.org Can you remember the first console videogame you ever played? If you’re dreamily reminiscing about the likes of Pong, Dungeons & Dragons, Pac-Man, Street Fighter, Super Mario… you may interested to hear that the National Videogame Archive is collecting, preserving and sharing the nation’s much loved videogames. If you want to see what all the fuss is about in person, you can visit the newly opened ...
Stereo 3D arrives at Encounters Film Festival

17.11.09
Encounters Festival 2009 Date: November 18 2009, 13:30-15:30pm | Location: Showcase Cinema de Lux Bristol It’s not just the likes of Pixar and Dreamworks that are excited about Stereoscopic 3D. Interest is spreading across a range of media, and with serious backers like BSkyB, Sony and Blitz Games all creating product for the medium it won’t be long before images will be leaping out of your screen ...