Friday, 28 February 2014

Videogames and Social Change

Siobhan Thomas, course director of our BA (Hons) Games Cultures degree, is interviewed this week in Eastern Eye about the potential of video games to promote social change.

Read it here.

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Popular Music Performance

The latest issue of the journal of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, is out this month -- a special issue on popular music performance, co-edited by Hillegonda Rietveld.

Friday, 14 February 2014

Art With A Manifesto: Round Hole, Square Peg

Professor Richard Sawdon-Smith’s work is currently on show in Hollywood, at the Round Hole, Square Peg exhibition at Artists Corner gallery.  He’s also interviewed this week in QX Magazine.

His next project involves working with the Spanish photographers Paco y Manolo for a touring show they are curating, with everything shot on Polaroid, which opens at the Impossible Gallery in Barcelona in March. 

Richard will be giving a talk for Uncertain States photography magazine on the 1st April. You can visit his website here.

Friday, 7 February 2014

The IGC & IGDA Conference for Game Developers

The Indie Games Collective and the International Game Developers Association present a two-day Conference for Game Developers

21-22 March 2014

Room LR17
London Road Building
London South Bank University
100-116 London Road, SE1 6LN

Join us for two days of talks on the making and business of games in London. It’s two days of talks all about games, how to make them, how to publish them and on top of that - how to play them from the Indies who will be showing their games at the event!

Speakers include:

Aj Grand-Scrutton

Siobhán Thomas

Will Freeman

Rob Clarke

Andrew Smith

Laura Kate Dale

Natalie Griffiths

Russ Morris

Andy Esser

Byron Atkinson-Jones

Sponsored by the BA (Hons) Game Cultures course, London South Bank University.

Click here for further details.