Arcade 6-9pm

Screening 7:30pm in the VSW microcinema

  • This interactive exhibition will feature short, playable computer games by media artist yames, live performances, and related 16mm films from the VSW Film Collection. Participants are invited to engage with a media installation/arcade before the screening, and stay for an arcade afterparty. 

    yames is an independent computer game developer whose experimental games explore the relationships between biology and belief, and the atavistic nature of horror. Their games are available at

    Content Warnings: body horror, jump scares, depictions of illness, unsettling imagery

    Suggested: $10

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    This program was curated by Nilson Carroll,

    The VSW Salon is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts and by the ArtWorks program of the National Endowment for the Arts.


  • Screenshot from Water Womb World by Yames
  • Yames plays their game The Moon is the Ocean's Brain in the VSW microcinema
  • Visitors play Yames' work in the VSW arcade
  • Visitors play Yames' work in the VSW arcade
  • A three-channel installation from Yames' game Discover My Body