Oct 23rd 2010
Meet PSBlbot creator Cayden Mak
Meet the artist
By Colin Dabkowski
News Arts Writer
Published: October 15, 2010, 12:00 AM
One of the most curious and fascinating personalities in this year’s Beyond/In Western New York art exhibition is not even human.
Meet PSBIbot, a digital invention of artist and University at Buffalo graduate student Cayden Mak, one of the organizers of the citywide interactive scavenger hunt known as “play/share beyond/in.” The game, which begins its two-week-long run Saturday, is meant to give art fans new ways to explore and appreciate the dozens of art exhibitions and installations spread throughout the city as part of the show. (more…)
Oct 8th 2010
play/share beyond/in is a technology-driven scavenger hunt exploring the history and culture of Western New York though a series of interactive missions. Using SMS-enabled mobile phones the game brings players through the galleries and installations in the Beyond/In Western New York 2010 exhibition, as well as other sites of historical, ecological, or cultural interest.
Announcing the play/share beyond/in Game Badges.
The Top 10 FAQs, things you wanted to know about play/share (but were afraid to ask).
Have we mentioned the Prizes?
It’s the Final Countdown, Player Support.
Check out the photos here:
Check out the Buffalo News Article on Meet the Artist:
Sep 16th 2010
Play/Share Beyond/In is a technology-driven scavenger hunt exploring the history and culture of Western New York though a series of interactive missions. Using SMS-enabled mobile phones the game brings players through the galleries and installations in the Beyond/In Western New York 2010 exhibition, as well as other sites of other sites of historical, ecological, or cultural interest.
On Thursday, September 23, Beyond/In Western New York 2010 kicks off as world renowned artist and high-wire walker Didier Pasquette walks between the Statues of Liberty that sit atop one of the city’s historic gems, the Liberty Building. We will be launching one mission during this event:
LOCATION: Lafayette Square Park, Downtown Buffalo
START TIME: 6:30 pm (missions will be sent at 6)
MISSION DESIGNED BY: Elyse Harzynski
INSTRUCTIONS: Sign up online. Wear red. Bring duct tape. Yes, duct tape.
Elyse Harzynski graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a Bachelor of Mathematics and Studio Art, and is currently studying Architecture for her Masters at SUNY Buffalo. She finds the ideas and theories of digital media practices, such as pervasive gaming and locative media, to be effective mediums for learning how the public interacts and plays in public spaces.
Come play with us.