QWOP

Bennett Foddy

Suitable for: All ages

QWOP is a simple game about running extremely fast down a 100 metre track.

Bennett Foddy is the author of a number of games including Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy, and his series of four-letter web games QWOP, GIRP and CLOP. His work has been shown at MoMA New York, SFMOMA and in dozens of other museums and festivals around the world. He teaches at the NYU Game Center as Associate Arts Professor in game design.

See more exhibits... View all

Game’n’Watch

Arthur Masson with La Sophiste and 3 Hits Combo

Instead of using buttons on a controller, the player controls old portable video games by moving in the game area drawn on the floor.

More info

Maker Table

Tuesday 25 - Sunday 30 June, Friday 5 and Sunday 7 July

The Playground Maker Table is open for you to take part in hands-on digital and creative making.

More info

Check it out

Discover our recommendations for other local activities and online resources.

More info

The Quiet Hour

11:00 - 12:00, 29 June & 6 July

If you have sensory requirements, or find sound overwhelming, please join us for The Quiet Hour.

More info

Abstract Playground: AP1

Will Hurt

Interact with an abstract audio-visual scene, featuring geometry inspired by modernist architecture.

More info

Beasts of Balance

Sensible Object

A game of strategy and balance in which you build a tower of animals on your table-top, and then help them evolve in a connected digital world.

More info

With kind support from...

Exhibition Partner

Major Sponsors

Sponsors

Partners

This is the archive of the 2019 Playground exhibition website.

For more information please see the current site or contact us.