Pinball Tournament: One-Night Only Tournament for The Collaborative Art of...
The Collaborative Art of Pinball presents pinball machines as interactive artworks that are created through a collaborative process involving many skilled artisans such as designers, sculptors and engineers. As Chicago is the birthplace and world headquarters of pinball, Skillshot intends to capture the spirit and momentum of this dynamic art movement by highlighting the accomplishments of both industry professionals and enthusiasts. The exhibit will feature pinball machines, documentary videos, zines as well as original pre-production illustrations and sketches by iconic pinball designers. Curated by Mark Porter.
Please join us for a ONE-NIGHT ONLY pinball tournament conducted by the International Flipper Pinball Association. A minimal entry fee will be submitted as a donation to Project Pinball, a non-profit organization that raises funds to place pinball machines in children's hospitals across the country. Trophies created by artist Angela Drobka, AKA The Trophy Witch will be awarded for 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place and an award for the highest placing Columbia student.
This pinball tournament is part of ART AFTER HOURS CHICAGO EXPO 2016.
Entry Donations will be donated to Project Pinball Charity- an organization that raised funds to purpose pinball machines for children's hospitals across the nation.
This event is co-hosted by the International Flipper Pinball Association.