This is a mash up of wall art, gaming and user interaction, it’s the creation of Brent Watanabe and it can be seen on show at the Kittredge Gallery in Tacoma, Washington. The user controls the game effect through an NES game pad, making it truly an interactive experience for both gamers and art admirers too.

Here is some background information on the artwork that looks like a game;

In for(){};, there is no beginning or end to the game, just collecting and wandering, birthing and consuming, an arbitrary point system rising until your inevitable death and the birth of another generation.

It is a game mechanism without the game. An addictive but essentially aimless experience.

The piece is a triptych of playable acrylic paintings, controlled by the viewer using a NES controller.

Programmer/artist Brent Watanabe worked with painter Cable Griffith to create an interactive landscape painting influenced by Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Garden of Earthly Delights”

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Source: Walyou