008.01 Correspondence on the Subject of Power, is a epistolary study into the variety of ways that Control (Remedy Entertainment, 505 Games) manifests institutional, supernatural and psychological power through its brutalist interiors and narrative frames, featuring a striking photo-essay tracing the patterns and typologies of “The Oldest House”.

This is the second collaborative essay by Nick Murray and Antosh Wojcik about games. It is published as part of Heterotopias, a digital zine hosting studies and visual essays that dissect spaces of play, exploration, violence and ideology.

If you would like to read Nick and Antosh’s first collaborative essay on games, you can find it here: Paired essays on Overland.