ACMI, Bar SK & RMIT Games presents

Masterclasses: Artworld Video Games

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Join us as two of New York City’s most exciting game makers, Robert Yang and Nicole He, teach masterclasses about their respective art practices.

Robert Yang - Sexuality, technology, and video games​​

Robert Yang makes surprisingly popular 3D video games about gay culture and sexuality - he is most known for his historical bathroom game The Tearoom and his shower simulator Rinse and Repeat, and his game trilogy Radiator 2 has had over 250,000 players around the world. His games have been exhibited internationally at the Melbourne Triennial at the National Gallery of Victoria, Somerset House, London Short Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, La MaMa in New York City, and at the A MAZE festival in Berlin.

Nicole He - Hello, Computer: Unconventional uses of voice technology

Nicole He is a Brooklyn-based artist and programmer who uses uses digital and physical mediums to explore the relationship between humans and computers with interactivity, playfulness, and humor. Her projects—such as The True Love Tinder Robot, The Best Art and Soylent Dick—have been featured in outlets including The Guardian, BBC, Vice, and The New York Times. Recently, her work has been focused on experimental and artistic uses of voice technology.

Tickets on sale 20 June.