Monday, March 16, 2009

GRSF GAME OVER, Friday the 27th


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Group Art Show

Game Over/Continue? at GRSF, March 27, 2009-April 15, 2009
Reception: Friday, March 27, 6:30 pm-10:00 pm

GRSF
618 Shrader Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
gr-sf.com
415-876-4773

Giant Robot is proud to present Game Over/Continue?, a group show that pays homage to the massive influence and continuous evolution of videogames. The impact and inspiration of videogames will be represented through a wide assortment of styles and genres provided by top artists in the fields of illustration, painting, sewing, and indie comics. Contributors are scheduled to include the following:

APAK, Robert Bellm, Christopher Bettig, Bigfoot, Blinky, Sean Boyles, William Buzzell, Scott Carl, Ako Castuera, Ethan Hayes-Chute, CUPCO, Liam Devowski, Elayne Dixon, Everybody Get Up, Matt Furie, Pete Glover, Tim Gough, Jay Howell, Yellena James, Jeremyville, Chris Kline, Matt Lock, Aaron Martinez, Bill McRight, Mike Perry, PCP, Sidney Pink, Albert Reyes, Brian Ralph, RONDO, Brian Rush, Johnny Ryan, Robert Sato, Scrappers, Caleb Sheridan, Snaggs, Jim Stoten, Kaz Strzepek, Team Macho, Joe To, Lawrence Yang

In addition, the Artxgame collective, a collaboration of Attract Mode and Giant Robot, is developing four custom videogames. These exclusive games will be available for play at the show's opening, and the pairings include the following:

Hellen Jo and Derek Yu
Saelee Oh and Anna Anthropy
Souther Salazar and Petri Purho
Deth P. Sun and Jonatan "Cactus" Soderstrom

A reception featuring many of the artists will be held from 6:30-10:00 on Friday, March 27. For more information about the show, GRSF, Attract Mode, or Giant Robot magazine, please contact:

Eric Nakamura
Giant Robot Owner/Publisher
eric@giantrobot.com
(310) 479-7311

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