The distinguished contributors range broadly over this vast intellectual terrain, positioning videogame art as a crucial interdisciplinary mix of digital technologies and the traditions of pictorial art. They examine machinima and game console artwork, politically oriented videogame art, and the production of digital art; they also interview prominent videogame artists about their work. Rounding out Videogames and Art is a critique of the commercial videogame industry comprising several critical essays on the current quality and originality of videogames.
An essential volume for our digital age, Videogames and Art will be a fascinating read for players, fans, skeptics, and scholars alike.
Read on here for the bookstores stocking it. I believe it's possible to pre-order on Amazon also.
Big congrats to Grethe Mitchell, Andy Clarke and all the contributors. The contents look nothing short of impressive. There's even a bit from Rebecca and I in there too.
Read on for a glimpse.