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SUPER iam8bit exhibition and book debut August 11

We told you about SUPER iam8bit in June – it's a years-in-the-making followup to the iam8bit crew's last 2008 art show and 2006 book. It's back this month with not only a new art show, but a new book "documenting this year's event" and it's all being hosted in the group's newly renovated new space in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Beginning August 11 (that's next Thursday!) and running for one month, SUPER iam8bit includes work from over 100 artists, a "special tribute to Galaga's 30th anniversary will feature the world's largest 'arcade cabinet,'" and Double Fine's Drew Skillman "will be displaying an interactive, retro Kinect hack."

We're pretty sure you're going to want to be there. We've got the address, along with a ton of beautiful images, just past the break! Above, "We're Not in Hyrule Anymore" by Colombian artist Luisa Uribe.

What: SUPER iam8bit
Where: 2147 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026
When: Aug. 11, 2011, 7 - 11p.m. (running until Sept. 10, 2011)

Gallery: SUPER iam8bit (the exhibition) | 17 Photos

Gallery: SUPER iam8bit (the book) | 16 Photos

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