[-empyre-] Closing this month's discussion

Renate Ferro rtf9 at cornell.edu
Tue Apr 2 13:01:41 EST 2013

Thanks so much to Claudia for taking over the month's discussion.  It has
been awesome to have her host the month.  Tim and I were called out of town
rather suddenly the second week of March and we are so appreciative of
Claudia's willingness to take the entire month over.  Claudia you have
always been an awesome colleague and friend and to that I am very grateful.
 And now to Patrick Lichty.  Hey Patrick looking forward to your hosting
April's discussion.  We will let you take it over from here.  Cheers to
everyone.  Renate

On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 9:28 PM, Claudia Pederson <ccp9 at cornell.edu> wrote:

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> I wanted to thank you all for taking part in this month's discussion
> covering games of various forms, on the internet, off the internet and in
> between these spaces, and exploring some of the questions that arise as
> artists, activists, and educators attempt to adapt gaming media for
> educational, awareness-raising purposes, aesthetic expression, and even the
> creation of alternative visions of community. That these efforts have
> impacted the development of the medium should be recognized, even if the
> contributions of these forms of gaming are far out of the radar of what is
> being presented currently as games at museums and other institutions (the
> NYT, for instance). We saw our discussion then as an opportunity to
> highlight what gets obscured from public view in these spaces--alternative
> forms of gaming that in form and concept aim to transform our vision of the
> self and the world... Looking forward to a "new game."
>  Claudia and Renate
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Renate Ferro
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
Cornell University
Department of Art, Tjaden Hall Office #420
Ithaca, NY  14853
Email:   <rtf9 at cornell.edu>
URL:  http://www.renateferro.net
Lab:  http://www.tinkerfactory.net

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