Blip Festival 2006
Press & Media Materials



The Blip Festival is a four-day international cultural event taking place in New York City this December, focusing on the 8-bit scene — musicians and artists who use low-bit videogame and computer hardware as their creative tools.

The festival is the widest-reaching event in the history of the form, boasting a roster of over 30 international artists performing and exhibiting from places as diverse as Austria, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and across the United States. The Blip Festival is a four-day international cultural event taking place in New York City this December, focusing on the 8-bit scene — musicians and artists who use low-bit videogame and computer hardware as their creative tools.




Press release

For more information, download the Blip Festival 2006 press release.



Logos for print and web

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The Tank:
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8bitpeoples:
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High-resolution photographs

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Video segments for context

For some brief video segments for background and context, episodes of Cool Hunting's 8-Bit series are concise and helpful references, featuring several artists performing at the Blip Festival.
8-Bit v1: Nullsleep
8-Bit v2: noteNdo
8-Bit v3: Bit Shifter
8-Bit v4: Mark DeNardo
8-Bit v5: overview



Contact

Mike Rosenthal
Artistic Director
The Tank
mike@thetanknyc.org
1 212 563 6269