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digital games art exhibition symposium. Firstdraft Gallery, 116 - 118 Chalmers st, Sydney. Opening wednesday 8 October until Sunday 19 October 2003  
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Plaything showcases the work of international and Australian artists who explore the language and structure of digital games. As the gaming industry proliferates, many artists are incorporating various types of gameplay into their practice resulting in new hybrid forms.

Exhibition Opening Wed 8 October until Sun 19 October 03
Firstdraft Gallery 116 - 118 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, Sydney

Plaything Exhibition Artists

Natalie Bookchin (USA)
Mary Flanagan (USA)
Troy Innocent (Aus)
Zina Kaye (Aus)
Feng Mengbo (China)
Julian Oliver (Aus)
United Game Artists (Tetsuya Mizuguchi) (Japan)
Warlpiri Media (Aus)
gameLab (Eric Zimmerman) (USA)

Plaything Exhibition Venue

Opening 8 October 6pm - 9pm until 19 October 2003.
Firstdraft Gallery 116-118 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, NSW.
Firstdraft Gallery opening hours

Wednesday 8 October 3pm to 9pm (opening 6pm to 9pm)
Thursday 9 October 1pm to 8pm
Friday 10 October 1pm to 8pm
Saturday 11 October 11am to 6pm
Sunday 12 October 11am to 6pm
Monday 13 October 1pm to 6pm
Tuesday 14 October 1pm to 6pm
Wednesday 15 October 1pm to 8pm
Thursday 16 October 1pm to 8pm
Friday 17 October 1pm to 8pm
Saturday 18 October 11am to 6pm


The Plaything exhibition catalogue will be sold at and Sydney University during the exhibition and symposium and will feature a catalogue essay by Dr Chris Chesher titled Game Screens and the Glaze and a curatorial essay by Josephine Starrs. The Plaything Catalogue costs $22 (includes GST) + postage and handling. Please email us for copies: dlux [at] dlux [dot] org [dot] au.

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Curated by Josephine Starrs. 8 - 19 October 2003. University of Sydney. Friday Saturday Sunday 10, 11, 12 October 2003. Registrations commence in August  

Firstdraft Gallery is assisted by the Commonwealth Government's Young and Emerging Artists Initiative
through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
the labaustralia council for the artsfirstdraft

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