Join us¬†to celebrate our¬† inaugural exhibition, featuring the work of Pippin Barr!
Vernissage: Thurs Oct 5th , 12pm to 1pm, ground floor of the Concordia EV Building, in front of Fine Arts passenger elevators
Pippin Barr is a video game maker, educator, and critic who lives and works in Montr√©al. He is a prolific maker of videogames, producing games addressing everything from airplane safety instructions to contemporary art and has collaborated with diverse figures such as performance artist Marina Abramovic and Twitter personality @seinfeld2000. Pippin is a well-known figure in the independent games world, serving as a judge or juror for many festivals, and his games have been covered in publications from the New York Times to Slate to Kotaku. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University, the Associate Director of the Technoculture, Art, and Games (TAG) lab and a visiting lecturer in the Institute of Digital Games at the University of Malta. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand on the subject of “videogame values.” Pippin also writes a blog of game and game design criticism at www.pippinbarr.com and his book, How to Play a Video Game, introduces the uninitiated and culturally curious to the world of video games.
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