University of Nevada, Reno

Visiting Artist Lecture: Ian Bogost

Tuesday, May 6 at 6:00pm

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, Room 107 39.5433916198639, -119.815739840269

Ian Bogost is an author and game designer. As an author, he writes about technology and culture, particularly on video games as a medium with many uses. As a game designer, he makes games for political, social, educational and artistic uses. Bogost's video games have been played by millions of people and exhibited internationally, and cover topics as varied as airport security, disaffected workers, the petroleum industry, suburban errands and tort reform. His game, "A Slow Year" (a collection of game poems for Atari), won the Vanguard and Virtuoso awards at the 2010 Indiecade Festival.

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Arts, Lectures and Seminars

Departments

College of Liberal Arts, School of the Arts, Art

Pricing

Free

Website

http://www.unr.edu/art

Group

Arts 365

Hashtag

#NVArts365

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