Play Digest is our weekly link pack of themed recommended reading — items we enjoyed or found interesting and hope our readers will too. Our inaugural column looks at a fundamental question — is art playful? — which we hope is soundly answered in the affirmative!
This week a new game for Xbox is released that captures the surrealistic nature of 1930s animation.
An exhibition at Iowa State’s Petersen Art Museum didn’t arrive “in a big truck, it came in a Google zip drive.”
A playful medieval mural in Vienna is one of the last of its kind.
Marc Bamuthi-Joseph’s beautiful choreographed meditation on soccer, coming this fall.
Artist Hito Steyerl grapples with the general belief that games are not reality.
Designer and artist Giorgia Lupi’s dynamic deconstruction of Mondrian.
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