• The Art History of Games 

      Sharp, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-02-05)
      From the origins of culture, both games and art were often appreciated, sometimes feared cultural forms woven into the experiences of life. But starting with the Renaissance, the two took divergent paths in terms of their ...
    • The Pure Game: A Short History of Video Game Aesthetics 

      Juul, Jesper (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-02-05)
      With the continuing recognition of video games as a cultural form comes an ongoing discussion about what video games should be. In this talk I will sketch a history of aesthetical arguments for “pure” video games. Such ...