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Transmedia Playful Aesthetics by Patrícia Gouveia
Arts based research, playful media, gaming, participation and civic engagement
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Transmedia playful aesthetics: arts based research, playful media, gaming, participation and civic engagement
Public Opening Lecture by Patrícia Gouveia, Portugal
Moderated by Dr. Joachim Umlauf, Director of the Goethe-Institute
During the public opening lecture we aim at displaying concrete examples of arts-based research and playful media that will challenge the legacy of both modernism and postmodernism in contemporary arts. Additionally, we will focus on how this subject has contributed to shaping our current environment and practices in the XXIst century transmedia playful aesthetics.
Overcoming popular modernism through gaming, participation and civic engagement we explore recurrent discourses that disconnect the nineties digital revolution from contemporary arts practices. Our goal is to promote an understanding of the current transmedia playful aesthetics, which no longer supports the artificial divide between news or media arts and contemporary arts.
Changes in the intercultural museum and in higher education can no longer sustain this segregation, which is a product of old and new media specificity accompanied by narrow notions of specialization. On the contrary, we intend to introduce the integration of different perspectives, means and technologies with an understanding of a common ground for both arts and sciences.
About the speaker
Patrícia Gouveia is an Associate Professor and Multimedia Art Department Director at Belas-Artes ULisboa. Member of ITI – Interactive Technologies Institute / LARSyS, Laboratory for Robotics and Engineering Systems, IST. She has worked in Multimedia Arts and Design since the nineties. Her research interests focus on playable media, interactive fiction and digital arts as a place of convergence between cinema, music, games, arts and design. Previously she was Associate Professor at the Interactive Media (Games and Animation) degree at Noroff University College (2014-16) in Kristiansand, Norway. Invited Assistant Professor at FCSH/UNL (2007-14) and Assistant Professor at ULHT (2008-13) both in Lisbon. From 2006 to 2014 Patrícia edited the blog Mouseland. In 2010 she published the book Digital Arts and Games, Aesthetic and Design of Ludic Experience [Artes e Jogos Digitais, Estética e Design da Experiência Lúdica] (ed. Universitárias Lusófonas), a synthesis of her doctoral thesis and of other published articles.
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