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GR2: 6/7-6/18, 2014 GAME OVER Art Inspired by Games

Game Over June 7 – June 18th, 2014 Reception: Saturday, June 7, 6:30-10 PM Giant Robot, Angry Bananas, Destructoid and Meatbun is proud to present GAME OVER – Art Inspired by Games. It’s not just an art exhibition, it’s also a Game Night. Imagine seeing art but also trying out some of the games made by equally talented designers! It’s happening. Experience, KYOTO WILD by Teddy Diefenbach is a 4 player weapons battle, SCRATCH RACE by Messhof is a one button velodrome racing game, and experience Ben Vance’s THE PACK with Art by Rob Sato. Artists Include Aaron Brown, Alex Chiu, Andrew Hem, Bert Gatchalian, Brian Luong, Caitlin Anne, Cam Floyd, Candie Bolton, Cassia Lupo, Chris Mostyn, Cory Schmitz, Dan Goodsell,...

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GR2: Thurs 5/22 6-9pm GR x KROM KENDAMA NIGHT

  May 22, 2014 Thursday 6-9pm. Meet the pros who are coming from Denmark Thorkild May, Philip Eldridge, Mathias Steen They’ll dazzle, teach, demo and have contests. The last kendama night at GR was amazing and this one will be even greater. Giant Robot had visitors from San Diego and Last Vegas on a weeknight! This one will be a blast too. Come down. We’ll have Krom kendamas for sale and they’ll be available to sign them! Giant Robot 2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 310 445 9276 www.giantrobot.com For any additional information: contact: eric@giantrobot.com  

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GR2: 4/26-5/14 The FlipBooKit Show

Giant Robot 2 The FlipBooKit Show April 26 – May 14, 2014 Reception: Saturday, April 26, 6:30-10 PM Venture into the world of amazing art – that moves! Giant Robot Artists and creators of FlipBooKit team up to bring their art to life. The work of over 40 artists, animators and sculptors will be showcased in the first official FlipBooKit show. Featuring hand-cranked miniature movie machines, the FlipBooKit presents animated art in a tangible, physical form. Experience the revival of this nostalgic art form as it breathes life into the moving picture in a whole new way. First Official “FlipBooKit” Exhibition with art by: APAK, Aya Kakeda, Aaron Brown, Jeffrey Brown, Stasia Burrington, Sean Chao, Shawn Cheng, Luke Chueh, Eleanor...

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GR2: Wed April 2 6-8pm Kendama Night with Krom Kendama

KENDAMA NIGHT at Giant Robot 2 April 2 Wedneday 6-8pm (and we’ll keep going later) Come spend time with KROM KENDAMA professionals Matthew Ballard and Thorkild May, who is visiting from Denmark. KROM KENDAMA is perhaps the greatest kendama maker in the world and you’ll have to chance to meet their representatives. For any information about Giant Robot or Kendama Night, please contact Eric Nakamura (eric@giantrobot.com) Giant Robot 2 is at 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 310.445.9276 www.gr2.net

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GR2: 20 Years Art X Mags Exhibition

Mar 15th – April 2nd 2014 Reception Saturday March 15, 2014 5-10pm Mar 15th – April 2nd 2014 Reception Saturday March 15, 2014 5-10pm Giant Robot presents: 20 Years Art x Mags Exhibition Giant Robot began in 1994 as a zine which soon became a full-fledged magazine and published for 16 years. Today, Giant Robot exists as a website, a shop, and as a gallery. Although the exact date of inception is a mystery, the date published on the cover of the first issue says it all – No. 1 and 1994. Featuring many artists who have appeared in Giant Robot and some who haven’t. The list includes: Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara, Ryan McGinness, Rob Sato, Geoff McFetridge, Pete Fowler,...

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