mixed material, 3-channel video_1h 16m 35s
Social networks have revolutionized how news is circulated and transformed the public sphere. As a result, more diverse social issues have gained public attention. However, the scourge of fake news has led to a crisis of believability and intense political polarization. Social Networks allow users to be selective in the types of news they see; stories appear and disappear from one’s timeline with a fleetingness typical of the internet age. NPC Tutorial takes these characteristics of the current media environment and transforms them into a game experience, situating the player in the middle of this public sphere.