Game Art

The Blank Arcade. Call for entries

Blank Arcade returns after its successful 2014 edition in Salt Lake City (Utah). Submitted works can include digital and analog games, video, intervention and traditional mediums. Deadline: 02/28/15... READ MORE...

Cory Arcangel: Power Points

DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art is delighted to present the first major Canadian exhibition of Brooklyn-based artist Cory Arcangel. Trained initially in classical guitar and music technology at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Cory Arcangel is now recognized as a major exponent of a pop-tinged, computer-centred art.... READ MORE...

Indie videogames are going big, some voices from Italy

These are the words of one of the main characters of the Sundance-Festival-acclaimed documentary Indie Game, describing his relationship with his job, or better say, his mission. The two filmmakers (but also authors, producers, distributors), after to rounds of Kickstarter, went through 300 hours of shooting distilling the stoires of some indie videogamers in the effort of having a dream come true: release their game at the risk of sacrificing their money, health and mental balance.... READ MORE...

Raquel Meyers and the Teletext transmission

Raquel Meyers (Cartagena, 1977) works with low-res graphics and photography for performance, web, video and installations. Currently she's experimenting with storytelling and text mode visuals (ASCII, PETSCII, etc) together with the musician Goto80. In September this year Raquel Meyers participated in Teletext festival ARD in Berlin.... READ MORE...

International pitch competition for Bosch Art Game

The surrealistic imagery of Jheronimus Bosch (approx. 1450 – 1516) has already been inspiring artists and designers for nearly five centuries. The Jheronimus Bosch 500 Foundation strives to promote the work of the Dutch master to a wide audience, in a contemporary and lasting fashion... READ MORE...

Mauro Ceolin: Ethnography Of The Imaginary

Mauro Ceolin, present in September and October to Triennale Bovisa in Milan with his exhibition Contemporary Naturalism, VIVENDI - da Lassie ai Pokemon, made of hybridization his trademark. In fact, at the base of his work lies an analytic attitude, reason to study and ultimate goal at the same time. His methods of research lie on the border between a large body of disciplines ranging from sociology to biology, anthropology to chemistry, from science of materials to neuroscience. Before such a wide arsenal of options it would be practically impossible to give some answers to the first question, but the artist's extraordinary coherence of work comes to our aid.... READ MORE...

Shoot Me From Linz To Venice. “videoludica” And The Italian Game Art

Game Art, i.e. contemporary art inspired by videogames. It could be an artistic modification of an existing commercial videogame or a completely new artistic game (an Artgame), but it can also be a more traditional art forms like painting, photography, video or performance. Common for Game Art is that the aesthetic, the technique and culture from the videogame world has been essential when the art work was created or exhibited to the public.... READ MORE...

Aim, Fire, Poetry! Jason Nelson And The New Literature

The Australian digital artist and poet Jason Nelson also creates his own poetry videogames. He has made a trilogy with name as: Game, Game, Game And Again Game, I made this. You play this. We are Enemies and Evidence of everything exploding. The videogame poems are based on traditional platforms games in which Nelson combines text, pictures and sound from the different sources from the Internet.... READ MORE...
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