PopRally Presents: Arcade, Hosted by Kill Screen
Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 8:30–11:30 p.m.
PopRally is a program of events at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that features collaborations with artists and musical acts, performances, film screenings, receptions, and special viewings of exhibitions at moderate prices.
PopRally July PicksEvent: PopRally Presents Decoding Alibis, an Interactive Event Exploring Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010
Exhibition: Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness
MoMA PS1: James Lee Byars: 1/2 an Autobiography
PopRally invites you to Arcade, an interactive evening of games selected by Kill Screen and inspired by the exhibition Talk to Me. Guests can play games in a variety of spaces throughout the Museum and the Sculpture Garden, including Bit Trip Beat, Canabalt, Limbo, and a new motion-based Kinect project from Ryan Challinor and Matt Boch of Harmonix, creator of the hit music game Rock Band. Heathered Pearls (Ghostly International, ISO50) provides the soundtrack for the evening.
Kill Screen is an arts and culture company committed to advancing the cultural dialogue about games and the gaming dialogue about culture. Sitting at the nexus of gaming, art, music, and design, Kill Screen produces physical and digital editorial and manufactures games, events, and intelligence.
Talk to Me focuses on design objects that involve direct interaction, such as interfaces, information systems, visualization design, and communication devices, and on projects that establish an emotional, sensual, or intellectual connection with their users. Examples range from computer and machine interfaces, websites, and video games to tools, furniture, installations, and entire environments.
A limited number of custom tote bags will be distributed to guests.
Admission includes an exclusive exhibition viewing, a cocktail reception, a tote bag, and an evening of gaming!
PopRally is supported in part by The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art.
Special thanks to Sud de France Wines. Beer for this event has been provided by Brooklyn Brewery.
In conjunction with the exhibition Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects
Tickets ($16 in advance, $20 at the door) are available online.
You must be twenty-one or older to attend this event.