Feng Mengbo and The Talent Show at PS1 MOMA

I was eagerly anticipating on Feng Mengbo‘s installation, an interactive exhibition featuring a large-scale video game.  Entitled Long March: Restart (2008), the viewer can play as a Red Army Communist soldier from China battling various enemies in a Super Mario Bros-like setting.  As I was standing at the end of the room, I found it amusing  watching everyone in the middle moving in circles as they watched the game being played, all while taking these “illegal” photos:

Proper installation shots can be viewed here.

At another exhibition at PS1 MOMA, The Talent Show, I was impressed by another interactive video installation – Peter Campus’ Shadow Projection (1974):

I’m way too lazy to give a synopsis of the exhibition itself so it’s best that you read it here.

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