Beautiful/Ugly

An exquisite corpse of 6 interactable vignettes that thread together to create a sensorial experience unique to videogames.

A interactive art piece that critiques notions of the body, media consumption and the ephemerality of digital technologies.

Reynaldo Vargas + Ansh Patel + Karina Popp + Owen Bell
Class: Game Studio 2 - 2015
Instructor:  Eric Zimmerman    

BUBeautiful/Ugly is an exquisite corpse comprised of 6 interactable vignettes that thread together to create a sensorial experience unique to videogames. Beautiful/Ugly plays on videogame conventions and film techniques to critique design, player conventions, along with media consumption and the ephemerality of technology . Beautiful/Ugly is created by Owen Bell, Ansh Patel, Karina Popp, Reynaldo Vargas and Tony Kao.

“It’s art man, just go with it.” – Karina Popp

It will be featured as an installation piece at the 2015 NYU Game Center Student Showcase.