Audience & Avatar
Audience & Avatar brings together an international group of artists who explore diverse ways in which videogames, game culture, technology and psychology influence participation and representation of the viewer in art. The exhibition includes a wide range of media—digital painting, digital photography, photography, video, custom self-running games, and sculpture—exploring the tension between virtual space and real space, between game space and art space. Artists include: John Paul Bichard, Damiano Colacito, Jon Haddock, Eva and Franco Mattes (a.k.a. 0100101110101101.ORG), Eddo Stern and Phillip Toledano.
Audience & Avatar also includes Modifications, with new work by Brody Condon, in our West Gallery.
See the Walkthrough and Artist Talks at our Media Gallery
Audience & Avatar is made possible by the Members and Corporate Partners of the USF Institute for Research in Art, with support from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County, Board of County Commissioners. The USF Institute for Research in Art is recognized by the State of Florida as a major cultural institution and receives funding through the Florida Department of State, the Florida Arts Council and the Division of Cultural Affairs. The Contemporary Art Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums.
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