Welcome to the London Games Festival Art Exhibition supported by the Mayor of London.
The London Games Festival 2012 brought to you by Ukie, celebrates the culture of games and the hugely creative talent within the interactive entertainment industry.
The Games Art Exhibition, curated by Ukie as part of the London Games festival, is a unique collection of game art featuring some never-before-seen pieces from the world of games.
The majority of the art on display in this collection is available to buy through an online auction, with all proceeds going to SpecialEffect, a unique charity doing whatever it takes to help everyone with disabilities to have a better quality of life through games, art and technology.
The Mayor of London is delighted to host the art collection and support SpecialEffect, we invite you to enjoy and appreciate, we hope it inspires your creative side.
BorisJohnson - Mayor of London
The Mayor's role as the executive of London's strategic authority is to promote economic development and wealth creation, social development, and improvement of the environment. The Mayor also has various other duties in relation to culture and tourism, including responsibility for Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square.
"I want to bring out the very best in London - helping its companies to grow, its communities to thrive, and its people to prosper".
SpecialEffect is the only specialist UK-based charity dedicated to helping ALL people with disabilities enjoy video games – from injured soldiers to young disabled people who can't play any other way, whether they are in a hospital, hospice, rehabilitation centre or at home. Their team not only provides games access assessments and loans but they're also changing the way the whole WORLD plays through collaboration with developers and acclaimed online information service – the 'GameBase'.
CityHall - A modern London landmark
City Hall is the iconic home of the Mayor of London and the Greater London Authority (GLA) and is part of the More London development located between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, on the south bank of the Thames.
Better by design
City Hall was designed by Foster + Partners, one of Britain's leading architects, whose design brief was to create a building for the GLA that would become a new landmark for the capital