The Longitude exhibition will showcase experimental games and play from across the Asia-Pacific Region. Taking place at the Library at the Dock from October 17 to November 25th, 2018, the exhibition will present analog and digital games, play workshops and public presentations. Longitude celebrates games as a broad and persistent aspect of culture with the capacity to connect diverse groups. The works featured highlight games as activities beyond escapist entertainment but as nuanced, challenging and inspiring forms of cultural expression that bring a broader understanding of the world and the people in it. Contributors include:

Playable Design – Lauren Stellar

Lauren Stellar is an independent designer whose practice is driven by play. Completing training in architecture, Stellar founded Champ Co to explore playful design across other scales and mediums. With elements of interaction and education, Champ aims to create...

YESTERDAY – Triple Tree Studio

Yesterday is a 3D Puzzle Game that explores love and encounter from a girl’s perspective. Created by three Chinese women based in different parts of the world, the game presents romantic encounters as puzzles full of possibilities, any decision you make will lead you...

TO CALL A DEER A HORSE – IP Yuk-Yiu

To Call A Deer A Horse (指马为鹿) is an experimental videogame about hand-eye coordination, truth-bending and acts of complicity. The title of the work is an inversion of "to call a deer a horse", a Chinese idiom that is used to describe the deliberate act of confusing...

FINGER 10 – Neko Games

This minimal game from Flash game maker Neko Games is both simple and complex. You begin by navigating a simple puzzle but then you must retrace your decisions in an uncanny recollection of your previous click-though. This repeats many times making you question all...

SHE AND THE LIGHT BEARER – Mojiken

She and the Light Bearer is a beautiful point and click adventure game from Indonesian Indpenedent developer team Mojiken Studio. In She and the Light Bearer, players assume the role of Firefly and help her find 'Mother' a being that will decide the fate of the forest...

WAYFINDER LIVE – Troy Innocent

Combining design, art practice and location-based gaming, WAYFINDER LIVEE drags gameplay out of the computer console and into the city space. At first glance WAYFINDER LIVE appears like a series of geometric abstractions. But the surface of these object hold digital...

THE HOLE – Sun Yu

Appearing at the Kuso Game Jam in 2018, The Hole is brutal in simplicity, gradual in difficulty and high in addition. It's creator, Sun Yu graduated is a graduate of Digital Media Design and works as a planner in a game company in Taiwan. Though it's a busy job, he...

ELECTROPLANKTON – Toshio Iwai

ElectroPlankton was created by Japanese media artists and musician Toshio Iwai. The game was later developed and released by Nintendo for the NDS. The “game” places players in a water-based world. Within that world there exist ten types of “electric plankton”...

DOWNWELL -Ojiro Fumoto

Following graduation from opera singing at the prestigious Tokyo University of Arts, Fumoto went on to make multiple "game-a-week" projects inspired by Rami Ismail's article on Gamasutra. Downwell was Fumoto's thirteenth project. The game's reinvention of the...

MINI METRO – Dinosaur Polo Club

Mini Metro is a strategy game in which you build an efficient transit network within a rapidly growing city. The games stunningly intuitive interface draws on the global standard of metro map visualisations. Mini Metro is developed by New Zealand indie team Dinosaur...

PAPERBARK – Paper House

In Paperbark, you play as a wombat exploring an evocative watercolour portrayal of the Victorian bushland. Visually, the game recalls both Australian children’s books and the impressionist artists who best rendered the Australian natural landscape. With gentle and...

CANDLEMAN – Spotlightor Interactive

Candleman: The Complete Journey is a unique puzzle platformer, where light is both a welcome ally and a deceptive foe. You play the role of a small candle who can burn for only 10 seconds at a time. Traversing a series of challenging levels using your wits to overcome...