Reality is Big in Brooklyn

In the preface to the catalogue for “Big Reality,” an exhibition that opens tonight at 319 Scholes in Brooklyn, writer and curator Brian Droitcour states, “I found that what united a diverse group of artists working online was a rejection of the idea of ‘virtual reality’—that what happens online was just as ‘real’ as events that took place away from the keyboard.”
The result is an exhibition featuring more than 20 artists, including Shana Moulton and The Center for Tactical Magic, who all reconsider gaming in a variety of mediums and attitudes that reflect on the possibilities that play and online gaming affords us.
The exhibition’s catalogue, in keeping with ideas of widely-accessible online distribution and using what the internet offers to the fullest extent, was (originally enough) created through the print-on-demand service Lulu, and can be accessed here.