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Thursday, April 26 • 14:50 - 15:20
Jonah Warren: The Act of Drawing in Games

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From the caves of Lascaux to contemporary art galleries, drawing has held a unique place in history amongst the artistic mediums. Simple and direct, its communicative power is immediately accessible and can overcome cultural and language barriers. Considering its artistic tradition, power for intuitive communication, and intrinsic playful qualities, why is drawing so underrepresented as a mechanic in the history of games? Perhaps it's more common than you think. This talk will take a close look at digital and non-digital drawing games of all kinds.

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Jonah Warren

Jonah Warren is an artist and educator who creates playful interactive systems. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Game Design and Development at Quinnipiac University. His interests are in alternative interfaces, educational games, and looking for play in unexpected place... Read More →


Thursday April 26, 2018 14:50 - 15:20
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