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Video Game Lab with Ahmed El Shaer

Sunday, Jun 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Explore haptic video games and design your own avatar using cardboard polygon shapes.

Ahmed El Shaer is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice spans the mediums of installation, photography, sound, and the moving image with a particular interest in digital technologies. His videos combine Machinima, stock footage, 3D animation and experimental soundscapes, and have been shown at international venues including the Venice Biennale, Bamako Biennale, Cairotronica, the Guggenheim, the Museum of the Moving Image, and Casa Arabe in Madrid.

Join MoMI in supporting our partner, The Blue Bus Project, with this series of free outside media workshops around Queens, called the The Blue Bus Mobile Media Lab. The Blue Bus Project is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to bringing participatory arts events into underserved communities around NYC, heightening awareness and encouraging social and environmental change through visual art, performance, and interdisciplinary workshops.

It will take place at the  Beach 59th Street Playground Association, and is co-sponsored by Emerald Isle Immigration Center, 34th Avenue Open Streets, and Together We Can. Please email any questions about this workshop to [email protected]

This program is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, with additional support from Citizens Committee for New York City.


Beach 59th Street Playground

Explora videojuegos hápticos y diseña tu propio avatar usando formas poligonales de cartón.