Game/Play is a networked national touring exhibition focusing on the rhetorical constructs game and play. This collaboration between Q Arts, Derby and HTTP Gallery, London provides a basis for exchange and interaction between audiences, artists, curators and writers through the exhibitions and networked activity.
The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue
available at the exhibition venues. It includes twenty specially
commissioned texts from respected writers in the field of critically
positioned independent gaming and â€˜playcultureâ€™.Writers: Giles Askham,
Jon Bird, Peter Bowcott, Javier Candeira, Rebecca Cannon, Ele
Carpenter, Ruth Catlow, Louise Clements, Mary Flanagan, Marc Garrett,
Keiron Gillen, Mark R Hancock, Martijn Hendriks, Pat Kane, Ana-Marija
Koljanin, Maaike Lauwaert, Patrick Lichty, Corrado Morgana, Christiane
Paul, Thomas Petersen, Andy Pollaine, Jonathan Willett.<<
download the full catalogue as PDF (616 KB).
This site offers some fantastic discussion about purposeful gaming.. something akin to what I’ve been calling “generative play” for the past few years.
Some good papers available as well…
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