Location: University of California, Irvine.

Date: October 5 -7, 2004

ALT+CTRL is the follow-up to SHIFT-CTRL, a festival organised by the Game Culture & Technology Lab, The Beall Center for Art and Technology, and Cal-(IT)2, the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, Irvine.

Over 20 works will be shown, including modded games, hot-rodded game machines, net-based games, and installations. A special screening of machinima films will also be included.

"Soft" opening, 12 noon, Thursday, Oct. 5
Public lecture featuring the editor and contributing authors of the new MIT book FIRST PERSON: New Media as Story, Performance and Game
Humanities Instructional Building, room 135
(Gallery will be open afterwards)

Opening reception 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7.
Press preview
10am – noon Tuesday, Oct. 5
Members of the Press, please Contact: Christine Byrd: (949) 824-9055, cbyrd@uci.edu
The Beall Center

Gallery hours noon – 5 p.m. Tuesday – Wednesday, and noon – 8 p.m. Thursday – Saturday

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Participating artists:
Auriea Harvey and Michaël Samyn , Brody Condon, c-level, collapsicon, delire and pix, Eddo Stern, gameLab, Geoffrey Thomas, Indie Game Jam, Maia Engeli and Nina Czegledy, Molleindustria, Nick Montfort, Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Josh Carroll, Robert Coover, Shawn Greenless, and Andrew McClain, Olaf Val Mignon, Pappy Boyington, Rebecca Cannon, RSG, THE JAB, yumi-Co

REDO/UNDO The custom exhibition environment features internationally acclaimed graffiti artists AERO, EQUIS, HEX, HUGE, LOOK, MAC, NYSE, PERSUE, POSH, PUSH, RETINA, REVOK,SEVER, SILOE, SURGE, WISE, WITNES, ZANE

Organized by Robert Nideffer, Antoinette LaFarge, and Celia Pearce with an outside panel of jurors from the independent game world, including Rebecca Cannon, Drew Davidson, Erkki Huhtamo, Paul Marino (who led the jurying for the machinima works), Jeannie Novak, Warren Spector, and Eric Zimmerman.

ALT+CTRL was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Beall Center for Art andTechnology, the Department of Studio Art, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, University of California, Irvine.

University of California, Irvine
712 Arts Plaza, Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Irvine, CA 92697-2775

Tuesday – Wednesday, 12:00-5:00
Thursday – Saturday, 12:00 – 8:00

Panel discussion:
Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Editor, First Person: New Media as Performance, Story and Game (MIT 2004)plus contributing authors
12:00 noon – 1:00pm
Humanities Instructional Building 135

Exhibition and lecture are free and open to the public.
For more information, call 001-949-824-4339 or visit http://beallcenter.uci.edu.http://beallcenter.uci.edu.