Photo by Tom Jamieson

Photo by Tom Jamieson

a seminal figure in gaming curation
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Hello, I’m Marie Foulston, a playful curator and producer. I’m lead curator of ‘Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt’ a major exhibition on contemporary videogame design and culture at the V&A and co-founder of UK independent game collective Wild Rumpus

I've undertaken events and installations in London, San Francisco, Austin and Toronto alongside partners that have included MoPOP, Art Gallery of Ontario, GDC, Tumblr, BBC Worldwide, Humble Bundle, with coverage in the New York Times, Vogue, Wired, the Guardian, The Wall Street Journal and Edge magazine.

I’ve a lot of love for the alternative, the absurd, the playful and the disruptive.  

Recent Projects

Parallel Worlds #3 - V&A, 25 January 2019
The third iteration of the V&A’s annual conference dedicated to the design and culture of videogames and playful immersive worlds.

Videogames: Design/ Play/ Disrupt - V&A 2018-2019
Lead curator on a major exhibition providing a unique insight into the groundbreaking design and culture of contemporary videogames.

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt - exhibition catalogue
Co-editor of Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt, the accompanying exhibition catalogue to the headline exhibition at the V&A.

Mild Rumpus #5 - GDC 2018
A delightfully eclectic arcade of alternative videogames presented to GDC 2018 attendees from the comfort of our aunty's back garden (that just so happened to be on the top floor of the Moscone centre)

Parallel Worlds #2 - V&A, 30 September 2017
The V&A's annual conference dedicated to videogame design and culture.

Mild Rumpus #4 - GDC 2017
A relaxing orchard at the heart of the Moscone showcasing a handpicked selection of wonderfully weird and alternative videogames.

Parallel Worlds #1 - V&A, 2016
The V&A's first ever conference dedicated to videogame design and culture.

Parallel Worlds Friday Late - V&A, 2016
A late night museum takeover of installations, arcades and workshops on the theme of VR, AR and world building.

Wild Rumpus #7 - Hackney House, 2016
Returning to London for our 5th birthday for another Wild Rumpus arcade club night bringing together all that is absurd and wonderful in independent videogames.


If you want to get in touch then drop me a line via the contact page