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Game Night - Giant Robot x San Jose Museum of Art

Game Night went wheels up and landed at San Jose Museum of Art on June 16, 2016 with Nick Crockett Um TV Pals and Wyatt Sanders Ping. The San Jose Museum of Art is currently exhibiting Japanese contemporary artist, Tabaimo Her Room and an exhibition of work about the US Mexico border, Border Cantos. The concept of the evening was to accompany Tabaimo's exhibition with something different. Her projected animated screens were mirrored just a bit by indie videogames. The interesting element that grew out of mashing different events which included San Jose Taiko who were to perform improvised sounds and performance with Tabaimo's videos, they then branched off and collaborated with the games.  When does Taiko and videogames come...

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Giant Robot / Angrybananas Presents: Game Night San Jose Museum of Art

3rd Thursday: Taiko, Tabaimo, & Giant Robot June 16th 5-8pm  San Jose Museum of Art  Surround yourself with the rhythmic heartbeat of kumidaiko (ensemble drumming with Japanese drums) and the uncanny world of Tabaimo. Inspired by the surreal, room-sized animations by the Japanese artist, the acclaimed ensemble San Jose Taiko will improvise and experiment with sound in in the galleries (7 PM). Tabaimo’s room-sized animated installations incorporate the colors of Japanese ukiyo-e prints, influences from manga and anime, music, and even sound effects from video games. Plus, L.A.-based pop culture gallery Giant Robot brings its game night to SJMA. See and play video games by local indie game developers Nick Crockett and Wyatt Sanders. Galleries, activities, and café are open...

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