publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

perspectives on video games as art

Bourgonjon, Jeroen; Vandermeersche, Geert; Rutten, Kris;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, volume 19 (eissn: 1481-4374, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Purdue University (bepress)
  • Country: United States
Abstract
In their article "Perspectives on Video Games as Art" Jeroen Bourgonjon, Geert Vndermeer­sche, and Kris Rutten engage in discussing whether or not video games can be considered a form of art. Although this question has already been discussed elaborately, the debate is guided by many differ­ent and often conflicting positions. The aim of this article is to revisit this debate by mapping out a range of perspectives on video games as art. The authors explore the relation between games and differ­ent definitions and functions of art, different motives of artists, and the potential impact of the arts. The authors postulate that the discussion about the art status of ...
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free text keywords: Literature and Literary Theory, Cultural Studies, Comparative cultural studies, Sociology, Gender studies, video games, computer games, digital games, art, equipment for living, media studies, Art and Design, Arts and Humanities, Comparative Literature, Contemporary Art, Digital Humanities, Film and Media Studies, Game Design, Interdisciplinary Arts and Media, Social and Behavioral Sciences
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

perspectives on video games as art

Bourgonjon, Jeroen; Vandermeersche, Geert; Rutten, Kris;