Module 02
Flatness vs. Projection

Scott Woods (Coordinator),
Kim Vo (Senior Studio Tutor), Michael Mack (Senior Technical Tutor)


In this module Art Critic Clement Greenberg’s idea of flatness in Abstract Expressionist painting is applied to video-game landscape graphics to question modes of spatial representation. The intellectual act of perceiving space on the television screen is used as a tool to generate its inverse: a measurable and traversable 3D world.