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October 18, 2022

Slip.Stream.Slip (Part 2)

Modal at the School of Digital Arts (SODA), Manchester Metropolitan University

Mishka Henner, Influenzer, 2022. Multimedia installation.

Pierre Huyghe, Human Mask, 2014. Video.

Hito Steyerl, The Tower, 2015. Three channel high-definition video installation, environment and sound.

Manchester's Modal launches new exhibition on gamification Slip.Stream.Slip (Part 2)—resistance and velocity in game engine culture.

Modal is a brand new digital art gallery showcasing artists working at the forefront of creative technology, based at the School of Digital Arts (SODA) at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Join us for part two of our opening exhibition, Slip.Stream.Slip—focusing on game engine culture and the shift toward gamification as a model for understanding our lived experiences. The exhibition explores the tensions and contested spaces that open up when the micro politics of everyday living meet complex, simulated worlds.

Featured artists include: Dara Birnbaum, Joseph DeLappe, Mishka Henner, Pierre Huyghe, Trevor Paglen, Quayola, Hito Steyerl, and a selection of DIS artists.

Location: Modal gallery at the School of Digital Arts (SODA), Manchester UK
Dates: October 13–December 16, 2022, Monday–Friday, 12–5pm
Address: Modal, School of Digital Arts (SODA), Manchester Metropolitan University, 14 Higher Chatham Street, Manchester, M15 6ED

More information here.

About Modal
Based in the heart of one of Europe’s fastest growing digital cities, Modal is a new digital gallery that showcasing artists working at the forefront of creative technology.

Featuring three major exhibitions a year by local and international artists, alongside its exhibition programme, Modal will also have a rich and provocative line-up of talks, conferences and performances.

Modal combines a dynamic production centre with multiple styles of exhibition space to facilitate innovative work in traditional and emerging art forms. Exhibiting artists will be supported by advanced labs for extended reality, video making, sound art and design, motion capture and more.

Modal is located within the School of Digital Arts (SODA) at Manchester Metropolitan University—a 35M GBP investment to drive the next generation of creative practitioners studying at the intersection of storytelling, technology and innovation.

Find out more about Modal here.

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