Sonny Sidhu, ’13, placing the technique of AAA videogame setpieces within a series of wider technical, aesthetic, commercial, and cultural problematics.
Video: Frank Lantz, “The Aesthetics of Games”
This talk explores what it means to consider games an aesthetic form — something akin to literature, music, or film. But what does it actually mean?
Podcast: Fred Turner, “The Family of Man and the Politics of Attention in Cold War America”
Critics have decried The Family of Man as a model of the psychological and political repression of cold war America. Fred Turner’s talk challenges that view.
Podcast: Frank Lantz, “The Aesthetics of Games”
Frank Lantz asks, “What does it mean when we say games are an aesthetic form akin to literature, music, or film?”
Podcast: Francisco Ricardo, “The Aesthetics of Projective Spatiality: New Media as Critical Objects”
Francisco Ricardo examines the tension between acceptance of new media and materials and the rejection of new forms and structures they made possible.
.art: Situating Internet Art in the Traditional Institution for Contemporary Art
A solid ground for extrapolation and predictions for Internet art’s future as an art world in its relation to the traditional art institutions.