Tag Archives: Conceptual Art

Öyvind Fahlström

Öyvind Fahlström (1928-1976) was a Swedish Multimedia artist who was greatly interested in using games in art. His interest in games arose from his earlier work in concrete poetry, or poetry in which the way the words are arranged visually … Continue reading

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Poemmon… Pokeom… Po-em-ke-mo- You know what? Forget it.

Back before people knew games had to have points, narratives and guns to be proper games, the surrealist movement was using games as a method of creating and engaging with art. Surrealist games were designed to remove the player’s creation … Continue reading

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Play It By Trust, Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono’s Play It By Trust is an example of how conceptual art can be a game. Or it could be an example of how a game can be used as conceptual art depending on where you start from when … Continue reading

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