Class 05 – Videogames and Arts


  • Game elements in contemporary art
  • Dada and Fluxus
  • Demoscene



Video reference


Write a report on the topic: Art Game. Elaborate and analyze the ideas of videogame and art with examples from the lecture or in the course website.

The report will assess the students’ ability to first select an existing game that critically address some social issue, and second analyze the issues that the game address and how they can critically reflect on similar scenario in the students’ encounter with the videogame medium.

Describe WHAT the game is. Identify the social and cultural context of the game. Explain WHY the artist created the game. Analyze HOW the game achieve its objectives. Provide support of your arguments. Cite any online or offline quotes.

The length of the report is around 800-1,000 words. You can include screenshots of the game. Due date is 21 Mar 2014.

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