Artistico – Art world goes mobile gaming

Artistico – Art world goes mobile gaming

July 30th, 2013 | Art History, Games, Mobile

PlayArt Labs, a developer of cultural-themed mobile games, today launched its first app Artistico, which is a game set in a world of visual art. PlayArt Labs created Artistico to entertain and stimulate cultural awareness as players progress through a series of fun and challenging… Read More

ZKM Gameplay – Video games and experimental play get permanent exhibitions

ZKM Gameplay – Video games and experimental play get permanent exhibitions

June 27th, 2013 | Digital Art, Games, Shows

ZKM_Gameplay is the new permanent exhibition on the theme of video games and experimental forms of play. The opening took place as part of the festival of science EFFEKTE on June 21, 2013. Computer games have been exhibited at the ZKM | Karlsruhe since its… Read More

Talk: Why Paola Antonelli brought Pac-Man to MoMA

Talk: Why Paola Antonelli brought Pac-Man to MoMA

May 30th, 2013 | Design, Games, Talks, Videos

When the Museum of Modern Art’s senior curator of architecture and design announced the acquisition of 14 video games in 2012, “all hell broke loose.” In this far-ranging, entertaining, and deeply insightful talk, Paola Antonelli explains why she’s delighted to challenge preconceived ideas about art… Read More

Fatima Al Qadiri – Artist from the Future

Fatima Al Qadiri – Artist from the Future

April 24th, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Digital Art, Games, Kuwait, Music

Fatima Al Qadiri is a New York-based Kuwaiti visual artist and composer. She has performed and exhibited at the Tate Modern (part of K48 Kontinuum), MoMA PS1, Gwangju Design Biennale, Art Dubai and The Third Line. Al Qadiri is a contributing editor at DIS Magazine… Read More

The Evolution Of Real Time PC Graphics

The Evolution Of Real Time PC Graphics

February 7th, 2013 | 3D, Computer Art, Games, Graphic Art, Popculture

In case you don’t play video games you might have missed out on the amazing movie like quality of releases like “Arkham City” which make playing a game so realistic that you have to hold your breath here and there. Youtube User PerfecthandVideos has put… Read More

The Art Game – A Monochrome 8-Bit Adventure

The Art Game – A Monochrome 8-Bit Adventure

February 6th, 2013 | Digital Art, Games

Play the Art Game! Experience the exhilaration of making art you really believe in! Experience the agony of rejection by the curatorial team! Consider selling out and just making what people seem to want! Change your mind again and follow your dreams! Be a star… Read More

Cello Fortress – A game by Joost van Dongen

Cello Fortress – A game by Joost van Dongen

January 17th, 2013 | Events, Games, Interactive Art, Music, Netherlands

Cello Fortress is a unique combination of a game and a live music performance. A cellist defends a fortress by improvising on his cello. Melodies control the guns, dissonant notes activate the flamethrowers. Players from the audience use game controllers to steer their tanks and… Read More

Fist Full of Quarters – King of Kong and the Death of the American arcade

Fist Full of Quarters – King of Kong and the Death of the American arcade

January 16th, 2013 | Documentaries, Games, Videos

If you’re also sick and tired of the endless “are video games art?” discussion, we got a short documentary on classic arcades, one of the best feature-length documentaries ever made and a drop dead story by Laura June from The Verge which is probably going… Read More

Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone

Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone

January 6th, 2013 | Apps, Education, Games, Kids

“Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone!” is an interactive application for the portable Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL systems that teaches real world art techniques anyone can enjoy-from beginners to experts of all ages. Discover more than 30 lessons, all using realistic stylus and touch… Read More

The Art of Video Games – The Videos

The Art of Video Games – The Videos

November 8th, 2012 | Games, Interactive Art, Shows, Videos

Video games are a prevalent and increasingly expressive medium within modern society. In the forty years since the introduction of the first home video game, the field has attracted exceptional artistic talent. An amalgam of traditional art forms—painting, writing, sculpture, music, storytelling, cinematography—video games offer… Read More