From 11/08/2015 to 17/04/2016 our computer games Frontiers and From Darkness can be played at the exhibition GLOBALE: Global Games at Medienmuseum ZKM Karlsruhe.
»Global Games« reacts to the latest developments in the computer game field, a medium that was created by the Infosphere. The effects of globalisation and real-world references are reflected clearly in computer games.
Games address, for example, the contexts of the globalised financial market, the situation of refugees on European borders or social grievances provoked through turbo-capitalism. A new phenomenon is Citizen Science, in which the citizen, etc. takes part in scientific research in computer games.
Computer games should in no way be understood as a purely western phenomenon, but far more as a global medium. It’s worth taking a look at the flourishing computer game culture in Asia and on computer game productions from countries such as Iran and Syria.
Jerry Belich, Peter Bell, Peter Brinson, Kurosh ValaNejad, Alexander Bruce, Seth Cooper, Mary Flanagan, gold extra, Ge Jin, Martin Le Chevallier, Paidia Institute, Paolo Pedercini, Markus »notch« Persson (Microsoft), Lucas Pope, Rust Ltd., Lea Schönfelder, Mavros Sedeño, Jens M. Stober, Lieven van Velthoven