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The Art of Video Games @ Smithsonian

The Smithsonian American Art Museum hosts a very special exhibition, to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies. The exhibition features some of the most influential artists and designers during five eras of game technology. Continue reading


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OJOO minigames hackathon

OJOO consists of an app to play games, and a Design Studio to create games, even without any technical skills or knowledge! If you know how to type text and upload a picture, you’re all set. And once you have … Continue reading


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ART // GAMES // HACKATHON

The ART // GAMES // HACKATHON  was an intensive weekend workshop, which will allow artists, coders and technologists to collaborate, team up and develop prototypes of game art projects.  This exciting event took place at Game City in Nottingham – home of the … Continue reading


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E-Space Games Pilot user testing

by Rosemary Cisneros, Coventry University The Europeana Space Games Pilot held its first user tests Wednesday, January 27th 2016 at Coventry University. Participants met at the Institute for Creative Enterprise (ICE), a building that brings together researchers, graduates, businesses and enterprise to support … Continue reading


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“It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt” by art duo The London Police

Amsterdam based art duo, The London Police, show cast their new artwork which mixes digital editing, photography, printing and canvas pieces. The StolenSpace Gallery says: “For inspiration, TLP have leaned on the memories of their athletic exploits growing up: The … Continue reading


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How Mainstream Video Cartoons and Games are being used as Teaching Tools

Nowadays, children need to get to grips with using the internet and a computer as soon as possible. Online video games provide them with a way to do this which is fun, friendly and effective. If you are looking for innovative teaching tools then cartoons and video games can provide you with exactly that. As you can see from the points mentioned in this article; the benefits are certainly worth it. Continue reading


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Digital Echoes Symposium 2016: Dance Pilot and Games Pilot on show

by Hetty Blades and Rosamaria Cisneros, Coventry University (UK) The Europeana Space Dance and Games Pilot joined forces and organised the 6th edition of the Digital Echoes Symposium. The event took place at Coventry University in the UK on Friday … Continue reading


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Fifth Youth Delphic Games: Arts, Cultures & Beyond

For art and culture enthusiasts, February 2016 is the time to head to Goa to witness a truly international event, the Youth Delphic Games, coming to India for the first time to celebrate the artistic human expression. Twin sister of the Olympic Games (2500-year history event from ancient Greece), the Delphic Games were founded in 1994 and have travelled across 8 Countries in the past 20 years. The Fifth Youth Delphic Games will be hosted in Goa from 1 to 14 February 2016, attracting 125 Countries with over 7000 participants, 6 Art categories and over 70 sub-categories, with many parallel artistic and fun events and activities for everyone. Continue reading


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Barcelona Hackaton 2014: Augmented Reality Games

Within the framework of FIcontent and in collaboration with Barcelona the Lab, the 15th of March took place in Barcelona a hackathon focused on creating augmented reality games. The Augmented Reality Games – Barcelona Hackathon was a one-day activity that brought together a group of developers and creatives to create, in a funny way, augmented reality applications. Continue reading


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The Royal Ontario Museum launches a game jam to animate their exhibitions

In an exciting pilot project, the ROM, in partnership with Gamercamp and the University of Toronto, is opening its doors to game developers for a three-day game jam August 9-11, 2013 to create digital games to animate the exhibits in the museum. The experience continues onward: completed games will get play-tested at the ROM in mid-October and will officially premiere at Gamercamp in November Continue reading