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.

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

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

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Saturday 29 June 11am-4pm

Join the adventure and help to create an experimental one-day playground on The Square opposite Site Gallery.

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

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Never-Land-Sheffield

Open 21 June–14 July Fridays 2-7pm, Saturdays & Sundays 11am-4pm Yorkshire Artspace

Never-Land-Sheffield is a fictional nowhere, imagined for this project. Its ambition is to ask young people what Europe will be like in 200 years.

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