publication . Master thesis . 2012

Video games

Kolář, Vojtěch;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
This thesis is based on a detailed analysis of various topics related to the question of whether video games can be art. In the first place it analyzes the current academic discussion on this subject and confronts different opinions of both supporters and objectors of the idea, that video games can be a full-fledged art form. The second point of this paper is to analyze the properties, that are inherent to video games, in order to find the reason, why cultural elite considers video games as inferior in relation to traditional forms of art. In addition to features of games like entertainment, competitivness and unproductivity, this part examines the circumstances...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
free text keywords: umění; art; umělecká forma; nová média; Video games; cluster theory of art; klastrová teorie umění; kýč; Videohry; art form; kitsch; new media
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