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If you're in London tomorrow check out the Victoria and Albert Museum's The World of Minecraft event, which will explore the design culture of Minecraft's world as well as how game's influence real life.
The Victoria and Albert Museum holds original contemporary late night event on the last Friday in every month. These usually involve live performances, fashion shows, debates, one-off displays and installations, special guests, bars with food, guest DJs, and late-night exhibition openings. This month (tomorrow), the museum is dedicating their event to Minecraft. Check out the free event, which takes place from 6:30 – 10:00 pm, and features a talk by Minecraft’s lead designer Jens Bergensten.
[Source: The Victoria and Albert Museum via PC Gamer]
Our TakeIt's nice to see video games getting more love from institutes of refinement and knowledge. Last year the Smithsonian hosted a video game exhibit and this year, New York's MOMA announced that it would be add 14 video games to its installation on video games. It seems like the debate on whether or not video games are art is over, but we can still argue about something else.
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It seems like society is starting to accept video games as art. Which is great because thinking of them as a vice is disrespectful to the talented developers that work so hard to create other worlds for us to explore! Hopefully recognition of their status as artists will soon be commonplace.
Tell this to Suda 51...Did Killer Is Dead only come together for the art itself? I think so...and for that matter, I applaud its cause and its beauty. And like all art, not everyone enjoys.
It's nice to see videogames are finally considered art.
The Last of Us should be added to that list.
This is pretty awesome. I love the idea.