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