Antonin Fourneau explores the uncanniness of machine play with Video Ghostpad, a 2009 sculptural installation featuring a self-playing game controller. As Fourneau writes,
The joystick moves in all the directions at different speeds. Movements are sometimes fast and furious. this gesture evoking our memories of games. we can imagine despite the absence of a screen the game that is currently played in front of our eyes. This piece interrogate our collective memory.
In 2005, Antonin Fourneau received an Art Diploma from Aix-en-Provence Art School followed in 2007 by a post Diploma in Interactive Art in the Design School of ENSAD Paris. Since his graduation, Antonin has been focused on interaction and relation with popular culture. He created a collaborative project about innovation and new form of funfair named Eniarof. (see also)
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