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Never Alone: Video Games and Other Interactive Design

Never Alone Video Games and Other Interactive Design

Sep 12, 2022 @ 10:30 am - Jul 16, 2023 @ 5:30 pm

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
4 West 53rd Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


Explore notable examples of interaction design, the points of contact between objects—whether machines, apps, or entire infrastructures—and people. Watch video games  such as Tetris and Pac-Man, to immersive explorations of the natural world, like Flower, and  records of indigenous traditions and culture, like Never Alone. Works ranges from the iconic and universal @ sign, a symbol dating back to the Middle Ages, to an ad hoc device that allows a graffiti artist with ALS to tag city walls from their bed.

No ticket needed to access this gallery on the first floor.

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Central Park’s largest playground features a shaded area with swings and slides, a large, maze-like climbers, seasonal water features, sloped turf, a large sandbox area, low monkey bars, tunnels, ramps and (our favorite) giant rocks to climb. Plus a spacious bathroom.

Face painters, musicians and giant bubble makers often congregate at the entrance.

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