Visiting Artist - Joseph DeLappe

21 February 2018, 14:00
Cambridge campus

Screenshot of video game showing body of soldier next to a chair

2017 Guggenheim Fellow Joseph DeLappe is the Professor of Games and Tactical Media at Abertay University.

Working with electronic and new media since 1983, his politically charged works, including gaming interventions, public and collaborative projects have been shown throughout the United States and abroad - he is considered a pioneer of video game art.

He has engaged in numerous experimental projects engaging the edges new media practices and political agency. These include "dead-in-iraq", "Gandhi's March to Dandi in Second Life" and "Killbox", a game about drone warfare. Throughout his work, the intent is to investigate politics, war, work, play, protest and human/machine relations.

Image: Still from dead-in-iraq, 2006-2011 game based performative intervention.

Event Details

When:
21 February 2018, 14:00
Location:
Cambridge campus
Room:
Ruskin 203
Cost:
Free