Thursday, 22 April 2010

Tetris (OUGD104)

Tetris was invented by Alexey Pajitnov in Soviet Russia. It hit the shelves in 1985 in the Soviet Union soon followed by the West in 1986. The game was revolutionary...

It has been a key theme in my work relating to Russia/Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc. The geometric nature of the game is a fitting style for my method of communicating Russia's power in my work. Here are a few images and a video of the game (on original gameboy with the fantastic music) for contextual reference:


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