Amelia’s Magazine interview 12/09

Amelia’s Magazine interviews Eugene Perera on the development of Alternative Risk Transfer and participating artists.

Stimulus Respond Magazine – Summer 09

Eugene Perera and Christopher Thomas engage in discussion around the possibilities of using poker to understand the interaction of value, risk, power and skill in art practice.

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Rag Factory – 10/12/09 Game

Doctored Dollar

Installation Documentation

Installation audio

Live A.R.T. Poker games were played at night during the exhibition with the remnants of the game contributing to an evolving mixed media installation.  Daytimes, when no poker was played, the repetitive sound of an eternal card deal filled the space.

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Rag Factory 9/12/09

Exhibition at The Rag Factory, 16-18 Heneage Street, London E1 5LJ.

Participating artists: Big Other, E A Byrne, Elena Cecchinato, Ali Eisa, Simon Foxall, Patrick Goddard, Anthony Gross, Catharine Harrington, Yuki Higashino, Jari Kennedy, Jamie Lau, Oliver MacDonald, Mark McGowan, Eugene Perera, Anne Pigalle, Natalia Skobeeva, Scott Schwager and Christopher Thomas.

Other A.R.T. Poker players included Harry Leckstein, Justin Hammond, Yannis Kokkinopoulos, Darren Kis, Jamie Moore, Kamlyn Chak/Helen Starr, Paula Crickard and Jesse Chambers.

Alternative Risk Transfer was curated by Eugene Perera in collaboration with Eiko Honda and Christopher Thomas.

Patrick Goddard

Oliver MacDonald

E A Byrne

Ali Eisa

Jari Kennedy & local constabulary

Anne Pigalle and Christopher Thomas