Josh Bricker studied painting at Cal State Channel Islands and received his M.F.A. from Parsons The New School for Design where he is currently an adjunct faculty member. Josh was one of the winners of the first Guggenheim YouTube Play open competition. Most recently, his video work was featured in UCLA's Game Art Festival held at the Hammer Museum, and Game Video Art. A Survey at IULM University in Milan, the largest exhibition of digital game based art ever held in Italy.
Artistic project : Post Newtonianism
Juxtaposing video shot from military aircraft during the last two Gulf Wars with gameplay footage of the popular first-person shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the video investigates the nature of images in the age of simulation.
Audioguide : listen to the artist’s reflexion on the theme « Play and Distraction »
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