As part of the first annual Grassroots Game Conference, held from April 23 through April 29, 2012 throughout the city of Philadelphia, a panel discussion was held on the subject of games as art. Located in the Mayor’s Reception Room in City Hall, a panel of individuals from a variety of backgrounds in and around the videogame industry spoke on their work exhibiting, funding, documenting, and experimenting with games as art.
Represented on the panel was Georgina Goodlander, coordinator for “The Art of Video Games” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Alyce Myatt, director for media arts at the National Endowment for the Arts; Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky, creators of “Indie Game: The Movie”; and Sarah Brin, creative director of GlitchLab LA and co-founder of PEG-LA.
This discussion was held on April 23, 2012.
The Grassroots Game Conference is an endeavor of the Philadelphia Game Lab.
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