The Dowse Art Museum (based in Lower Hutt, Wellington) have announced an upcoming exhibition that focuses on videogames that are made in New Zealand. Called Arcade: Homegrown Video Games, the exhibition opens on November 10th and runs through until March 3rd, 2013. Entry is free.
[The exhibition] celebrates the extraordinary skills and creativity of the New Zealand gaming industry, focusing on the striking visual effects designed by our most talented and influential gaming artists.
There'll be stunning digital art as well as still images, concept art, video footage and the actual games that visitors can play.
The exhibition explores the visuals and storytelling of games developed in New Zealand, and will include never-before-published sketches, models, and works-in-progress of various teams throughout the country.
Arcade: Homegrown Video Games includes work from Runaway, Tuna Snax, Metia Interactive, BulletProof Arcade, Outsmart, PikPok, James Brown, Grinding Gear Games, Star Kiwi Studios, InGame, and more.