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Cooldown – Parsons videogame art and experimental interfaces exhibition opens tonight at Babycastles!

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Cooldown showcases works of videogame art and experimental interfaces created by emerging artists and designers from Game Design Systems and The New Arcade in Parsons’ Design and Technology program.

Game Design is a quest to answer questions no one asked, all in the name of fun. For Cooldown, Game Design Systems references classic gaming experiences, while turning the gameplay itself into an art form. Works created in The New Arcade explore the possibilities of bespoke interfaces in interactive games, proposing an alternate history of the arcade.

Exhibition Run
Friday Dec 8th to Saturday Dec 16th

Opening Reception
Friday Dec 8th: 7pm to 11:30pm

Babycastles Gallery
145 W.14th St.
NY, NY 10011

Closing Event
Friday Dec 15th: 7pm to 11:30pm

Gallery Hours
Saturday Dec 9th 2pm-6pm
Mon Dec 11th, 6 – 10PM
Friday Dec 15th 2pm-6pm
Saturday Dec 16th 2pm-6pm

This an all ages event that is free and open to the public.
It was made possible by the Parsons School of Design and Babycastles.

Sydney Adams
Rohil Aniruth
Conor Behrens
James W. Berry
Shuang Cao
Marlise Chu
Andrew Cotter
Jose Deschamps
Wilson Diaz Antigua
Ziqiang He
Seung ho Jung
Tanish Karmakar
Taeyeon Kim
Justin Kinard
Tushar Krishnan
Aaron Lee
Tiffany Lee
Vivian Lee
Chieh Li Lin
Dylan Negri
Meric Onel
Brandon Palmer
Kimberly Pena
Dennis Paramonov
Jing Sun
Yiqi Sun
Macy Swenson
Varapong Techapanichgul
Rui Xu
Yingting Yang
Jordan Young
Yaying Zeng

Babycastles is a registered 501C3 non-profit collective with roots in New York’s D.I.Y. culture dedicated to building platforms for diversity in video games culture at every level. We connect the independent game developer community with the broader New York art community, identifying exciting new voices in game creation from around the world and providing them exposure to new audiences.

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