Art And Gaming 2014
About this edition
Of Games – II, the second iteration of the gaming residency at KHOJ, took forward KHOJ’s interest in interdisciplinary art practices. Games have always existed in cultures and gaming has become ubiquitous with the information technology boom. Through this residency KHOJ tried to explore the ideas of game and play through the lens of contemporary art practice. From games as tools of social engagement and change-making devices to games which are studies in hardcore lucid experiences, this project aimed to explore the entire oeuvre.
“Can man live elsewhere than in air?” – Luce Irigray Air is the site of “smell, breath, wind, weather, air conditioning, air pollution, science, sound, oxygen, smoking–the tactility of the atmosphere.” It travels across all spatial scales– from the vastness of winds blowing across continents, to the regional particularities of pollutants, down to the intimate exchange it has with the…
At the forefront of collaborative and interdisciplinary practices, Of Games – a gaming residency at Khoj was keen to explore new mediums and forms of creativity. Khoj wanted to develop this residency towards an intersection of artistic expression and technological inquiry. This residency was an exciting opportunity to articulate the contribution of games towards visual culture. Khoj offered its 16…
Of Games – III was the third iteration of the Art and Gaming Residency at KHOJ. Through this residency, KHOJ furthered its explorations into the twin worlds of game development and contemporary art practice. Since the first Art and Gaming Residency in 2013, KHOJ‘s understanding and interest in working in the cross-section between art practice and the world of gaming…