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Ready to level up to art enthusiast? Oklahoma Contemporary exhibit offers you that chance

The Oklahoman • November 12, 2021
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Installation view of Open World at Oklahoma Contemporary. Open Worls is organized by the Akron Art Museum. Photo by Ann Sherman.

It's game on at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center.

The nonprofit multidisciplinary arts space is hoping to unlock all sorts of achievements with the cross-platform exhibition “Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art." Organized by the the Akron Art Museum in Ohio, the multi-player show is leveling up beyond the notion that video games are an art form.

"This exhibition takes that as established fact and explores the intersection of video game technology, design, techniques and tools and contemporary artists. So, the works in this exhibition are either mining the tools of video game design and production, they are riffing on images and iconography from established video games ... or they're critiquing and commenting on the culture of video game play," said Oklahoma Contemporary Artistic Director Jeremiah Matthew Davis.

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Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003
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