BIG GAMING – MOMA – MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
MoMA PS1 presents the New York debut of Feng Mengbo’s installation “Long March: Restart” , a large-scale interactive video-game installation. Recently acquired by MoMA and presented for the first time since it has entered the museum’s collection, Long March is a fully functioning video game created by the Beijing-based artist, who is known for his long-time engagement with digital technology. Lifting imagery from classic games like Street Fighter II and Super Mario Bros., along with propaganda movies. Mengbo invites visitors to direct the hero, a Red Army soldier, via a wireless controller and combat the various enemies in his digital path.
The rush was amazing. The line was long, but the wait was worth it.
A visit to the MoMA is of course always recommended. Here a special Tip: every friday afternoon / night there is the “UNIQLO Free Friday Nights”, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm – free admission.
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