Total Refusal is a pseudo-marxist media guerilla focused on the artistic intervention and appropriation of mainstream video games. They upcycle video games in order to reveal the political apparatus beyond the glossy and hyperreal textures of this media.
Ville Kallio is a Finnish multimedia artist and game designer. He is the author of several comics, and has exhibited work at galleries including FUTURA and SIC Helsinki. Earlier this year, Kallio released Cruelty Squad, an “immersive power fantasy simulator” set in the “hardcore gig economy of corporate liquidations.”
William Gagnon is a Film Studies MA student at the Université de Montréal. His research projects are concerned with amateur cinema, home movies and reversal film.