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Play me! An exhibition exploring playfulness

@ Watermans Art Gallery, London

Sat 19 July 03 – Sun 3 Aug 03
"Play has always been very strong element of human culture. Johann Huizinga in his book Homo Ludens (The Playful Human), subtitled: 'A Study of the Element of Play in Culture', says that the liberation of man's ludic potential is directly linked to his liberation as a social being. Huizinga predicted that human beings would soon be replaced by machines and robots for work purposes. That there would be nothing left for humans but their feelings, imagination and creativity. All the rest would be done better by computers."

Play Me! is a selected exhibition of work by graduating BA Digital Arts and MA Digital Arts from the London College of Music and Media, Ealing.

Play Me! has been curated by Hedley Roberts with James Coupe and Niki Gomez. Play Me! has been commissioned by Watermans Art Gallery.

The exhibition opens on Sat 19th July with an Artist’s Talk with Hedley Roberts (Senior Lecturer in Digital Arts at LCMM) and a Networking Gaming Session at 12 noon.

The Private View is Tues 22nd July 6-8pm (drinks reception) please come along..

Exhibiting Artists
-Joe Connor
-Joe Cicero
-Suki Beg
-Anthony Head
-Maher Zebian
-Dario Pane
-Alex Schembri
-Hedley Roberts

with The Network Games Society

Selected Animations from LCMM 03 Animation Showreel


Artists' Talk: Sat 19 July @ 12pm + 2pm network gaming session

Network gaming session: Tue 22 July @ 3.30pm followed by,

Private View: Tue 22 July @ 6 - 8pm (open to all)

Network gaming session: Wed 30 July @ TBC - Call Box Office for details

[ All network gaming sessions will last 1 hour]