Amanda Throws Rocks
Based in Lexington, KY
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Games! Of a couple different types, but right now mostly things involving a frankly ludicrous display of buttons. Previous work featured a ludicrous amount of flagging tape and LED wire. There's perhaps a trend there.
Currently I am working on a project tentatively named the #1000ButtonProject. It is a series of prototypes of increasing size featuring arcade controllers with a obscene amount of buttons. Early prototypes have included 16 and then 100 buttons, but are growing in size based on the amount of buttons I purchase and recieve.Previously "dream a bit bigger darling"
Prior to this project, I have worked on a large meditative piece known as 'dream a bit bigger darling.' dbbd was a relaxing bed installation, the size of a twin sized bedstead, that featured over 1000 meters of flagging tape hanging in a wave formation and lit with LED wire. The final project used a ultrasonic range finder to show movement on the strands, changing the color of the exhibition based on the rapid action of the users lying down.
Super Button Pusher Turbo Alpha Z (the first game on #1000ButtonProject) YouTube
dream a bit bigger darling YouTube
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Awards & Recognition
- "Official Selection Rules and Play" - Lexington, KY, July 11 - August 18, 2017
- "Official Selection Bit Bash Chicago" - Chicago, August 12, 2017
- ""It wasn't a particularly great game but it was a fun experience.""
- Dave Lang, Team GFB Radio
- ""Something about it just clicks.""
- Matthew "2 Mello" Hopkins, 2Mello.net
- ""So many buttons.... can't... stop... pushing them...""
- Alex Bezuska, Two Scoop Games
These are the folks who made the game for both the Living Arts and Science Center exhibition and Bit Bash. http://supersoul.co.
Team & Repeating Collaborator
Designer, Hardware Person, Artist Person
Matthew "2 Mello" Hopkins