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Wednesday, June 12 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Art Exhibition and Reception

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The third annual GLS Games & Art Exhibit opening - with refreshments!  The theme this year is:  Worlds Collide: Fantasy and Reality.

Temperance
Josh Fishburn

His and Hers
Theresa Devine

Instramirror
Mark Santolucito

Lucidity
Game Changer Chicago Design Lab

Museum of the Microstar
Rust Media

3D Printer: Self Portrait
Libby Falck

Story Shards: Assemblage of Curiosities from the Arcane Gallery of Gadgetry
Elizabeth Bonsignore, Kari Kraus, Amanda Visconti, Derek Hansen, Ann Fraistat

Visions of Aleph
Karl Baumann

Paths and Environments
Travis Faas

Gone From an Age: A Fitting
Amanda Dittami, Blair Kuhlman, Anthony Sixto, Matthew Farmer

GLaDOS/Wheatley
Mage Lanz

The Duck Game
James Earl Cox III

Don't Kill the Cow
James Earl Cox III

Zombie Yoga - Recovering the Inner Child
Doris C. Rusch

One Life
Stephen Hilyard

Making an Apple Pie from Scratch
Mage Lanz

Troll Runner
Carrie Cole

BioHarmonious
Art Works For Change

Surrealist Drawings
V Holeček

You, A Very Meaningful Game
Lindsay D. Grace

Curated by Mark Riechers and Arnold Martin

 


Discussants
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Mark Riechers

Freelance writer and photographer
Freelance writer, semi-professional nerd. Lover of films, games, TV and technology. Photographer and art show coordinator for GLS 9.0. Boston terrier papa.

Speaker
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Karl Baumann

PhD Student in Media Arts Practice (MAP), University of Southern California
Karl Baumann is a digital artist, filmmaker, and scholar. His current work explores immersive, playable, and mobile media to navigate the complex layers of urban spaces. After completing an MFA in Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) at UC Santa Cruz, Karl taught media literacy with the Boys and Girls Club and was active in Occupy Oakland. In addition to his locative and playable media projects, Karl has produced multiple award-winning documentaries... Read More →
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Theresa Devine

Assisitant Professor, Arizona State University at the West campus
Theresa Devine is an Assistant Professor in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University. Theresa received her BFA in Painting and Printmaking at Texas A & M University- Corpus Christi in 1991 and her MFA in Painting at University of Houston in 1994. In her personal artwork she explores games, toys and play. Her work as lead of the Studio 4 Gaming Innovation research lab on the West campus focuses on... Read More →
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Travis Faas

Lecturer, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Travis Trivia: | | - Teaches game and web development at IUPUI. | - Has been teaching for 5(+) years | - Is riding the VR train like many others | - Loves to talk about the non-real reality of virtual worlds | - Wants to make a bunch of stupid games that may, or may not, have useful properties | - Made a game where you need to sing to throw coffee cups at customers | - Wants to make a game about dancing with ghosts | - Is in a... Read More →
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Libby Falck

Maker Education Guru, ChangeX Education
Libby Falck is an entrepreneur, designer and multimedia artist based between San Francisco and New York. She is a curriculum designer, edtech consultant, and a co-founder of several STEAM-oriented startups. She is also a graduate of the Singularity University Graduate Studies Program and the 4.0 Schools Launch Accelerator. Libby’s mission is to design scalable experiences and technologies that massively increase access to effective 21st century... Read More →
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Matthew Farmer

Matthew Farmer is a professional game programmer who works for a Dallas-based mobile games company. He is a graduate of the Computer Science department of Arkansas State University. He has been developing games for over half his lifetime. Outside of game development, Matt is an avid musician and enjoys recording music with his wife.
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Lindsay D. Grace

Director, American University Game Lab
Lindsay Grace is a professor, game designer, programmer and artist. | Lindsay is an associate professor at American University and founding director of the American University Game Lab and Studio. His game designs have received awards from the Games for Change Festival, Meaningful Play, Advances in Computer Entertainment and Gamescape. He has published more than 40 papers, articles and book chapters on games since 2009. His creative work has... Read More →
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Stephen Hilyard

Professor of Digital Arts, University of Wisconsin Madison
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V Holeček

Visual Artist, Schamballah Studio
I make art with a "fifth world" sensibility. I work almost exclusively in colored pencil, utilizing a labor-intensive technique that is frequently mistaken for painting.
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James Earl Cox III

James Earl Cox III makes games, and in his spare time he attends Miami University of Ohio as an undergraduate, majoring in Creative Writing, Interactive Media Studies, and Mass Communications. He has exhibited at conferences and has published in university and literary magazines. He once tried to catch a poorly rendered cat that gliched up his left hand pretty bad.
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Kari Kraus

Associate Professor, University of Maryland
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Doris Rusch

Chicago, IL, USA, DePaul University
The human condition is extremely fascinating to me: what makes us tick? What's the spectrum of our emotions? How do we make sense of our experiences and share them with others? Games are a great medium to create shared experiences related to the human condition. One of my main areas of exploration related to that are mental health issues and the use of metaphors to make abstract ideas tangible. I made a few metaphorical games about addiction... Read More →
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Anthony Sixto

Anthony Sixto is a Chicago based professional artist who works as a 3D and 2D artist in games, apps and animation. Independently he works on political cartoons, comics and films with a focus on cultural sociology. His goal is not only to master his art but to find a space to create entertaining content that also carries a strong sense of social commentary.


Wednesday June 12, 2013 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Gallery 7, Humanities Building

Attendees (67)