Summer Board Games and Picnic with Class Wargames

30 Jun 2012

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1-5 p.m.

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  • 4, 19, 29, 106, 153, 210, 236, 253, 254, 259, W3, W7
  • Manor House, Finsbury Park, Harringay Green Lanes
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Summer Board Games and Picnic with Class Wargames


To accompany Invisible Forces, Furtherfield invites all gallery visitors to take part in a programme of public play, games, making and discussion led by alert and energetic artists, techies, makers and thinkers: Class Wargames, The Hexists, Dave Miller, Olga P Massanet and Thomas Aston. About the event: Join us for a talk about gaming the 1791-1804 Haitian Revolution led by Richard Barbrook and Fabian of Class Wargames. The event will kick off with a picnic in the park and continue with an afternoon of collective playing of Richard Borg's Commands & Colors, a Napoleonic-era military strategy game.Ӭ About the artist: Class Wargames is an avant-garde movement of artists, activists, and theoreticians engaged in the production of works of ludic subversion in the bureaucratic society of controlled consumption.ӬThe members of Class Wargames are Dr. Richard Barbrook, author and senior lecturer in the Department of Politics & IR at the University of Westminster; Rod Dickinson, artist and lecturer at University of the West of England; Alex Veness, artist and co-founder of Class Wargames;Ilze Black, media artist and producer; Fabian Tompsett, initiator of London Psychogeographical Association and author; Mark Copplestone, author and figure designer; Lucy Blake, Software developer; Stefan Lutschinger, lecturer, artist and researcher; and Elena Vorontsova, World Radio Network and journalist.Ӭ


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