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Bruce Munro: 'Thank You for a Very Enjoyable Game'

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Presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs CO

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Bruce Munro: ‘Thank You for a Very Enjoyable Game’ presented by Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Colorado Springs CO

Munro’s work creates a visual abstraction of the chess game between the spaceship supercomputer HAL 9000 and the astronaut Dr. Frank Poole.

As a child, the book “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Arthur C Clarke ignited Munro’s imagination about all things ‘space’ but it was Stanley Kubrick’s film interpretation of the novel that presented him with a new perspective on the world.

The subtlety of Kubrick’s interpretation of a man-made machine surpassing the intelligence of its human makers was a concept Munro found both chilling and humorous.

“Thank You for a Very Enjoyable Game” is as much about Kubrick’s genius as a filmmaker

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