Summer Board Games and Picnic
June 30, 2012 13:00Tagged as: alex_veness art class_wargames community culture elena_vorontsova environmentalism fabian_tompsett finsbury_park free_spaces furtherfield_gallery ilze_clack invisible_forces lucy_blake media_art networked_art richard_barbrook rod_dickinson social_art social_struggles stefan_lutschinger workshops
Finsbury Park, London, N4 2NQ
To accompany Invisible Forces, Furtherfield invites all gallery visitors to take part in a programme of public play, games, making and discussion led by alert and energetic artists, techies, makers and thinkers: Class Wargames, The Hexists, Dave Miller, Olga P Massanet and Thomas Aston.
\\Summer Board Games and Picnic with Class Wargames\\
ABOUT THE EVENT:
[WORKSHOP]Saturday 30 June 2012, 1-5pm
Join us for a talk about gaming the 1791-1804 Haitian Revolution led by Richard Barbrook and Fabian of Class Wargames. The event will kick off with a picnic in the park and continue with an afternoon of collective playing of Richard Borg's Commands & Colors, a Napoleonic-era military strategy game.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Class Wargames is an avant-garde movement of artists, activists, and theoreticians engaged in the production of works of ludic subversion in the bureaucratic society of controlled consumption.?The members of Class Wargames are Dr. Richard Barbrook, author and senior lecturer in the Department of Politics & IR at the University of Westminster; Rod Dickinson, artist and lecturer at University of the West of England; Alex Veness, artist and co-founder of Class Wargames;Ilze Black, media artist and producer; Fabian Tompsett, initiator of London Psychogeographical Association and author; Mark Copplestone, author and figure designer; Lucy Blake, Software developer; Stefan Lutschinger, lecturer, artist and researcher; and Elena Vorontsova, World Radio Network and journalist.
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