Metamorphoseon is the adaptation of an epic poem — Ovid’s Metamorphoses — into the language of our day: interactivity. From poetry written for ancient tablets to gameplay designed for tablets of the electronic genus, Metamorphoen transforms the stories of classical gods, mortals, and monsters into playable mythology.

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AN EPIC POEM. From the wax tablets of antiquity to the electronic tablets of today, METAMORPHOSEON rewrites Ovid’s epic latin poem “Metamorphoses” into the contemporary language of gameplay

PLAYABLE MYTHOLOGY. Illustrations dance off the page, transforming static texts into PLAYABLE MYTHOLOGY

REWRITING OVID. Accompanied by an interactive narrator as their guide, players re-write the text of Ovid as they explore each interactive tableau