20 September-11 November 2012. Milan’s National Museum of Science and Technology offers a journey of the discovery of the cult videogame series Assassin’s Creed. This famous and intriguing videogame, launched in 2007, tells the story of its protagonist, Desmond Miles, and his ancestors.
On display are about 100 works, such as canvases, films, installations, interactive games and historical models by Leonardo, created by international artists, such as Gilles Beloeil, Donglu Yu, Patrick Lambert, Vincent Gaigneux, Martin Deschambault, Ludovic Ribardière, Olivier Martin, Eve Berthelette, Raphael Lacoste, Patrick Gagné, Patrick Desgreniers, Olivier Ammirati and William Wu. Assassin’s Creed, has conquered players worldwide thanks to a successful combination of action elements and references to art and history. Its intent is to teach visitors how to read and deepen the art and culture, contained in videogames. In fact, videogames are much more than simple entertainment, but rather a new form of art of the 21st century, which generate new emotions.
Furthermore, from 2 to 23 October Wow-Comic Space (Viale Campania 12, tel. 02 49524744) will integrate this exhibition with a special section dedicated to the comics and graphic of Assassin’s Creed.