Artful Design TV (COVID-19 Edition) is an online, multi-format weekly series encompassing artful design, music, coding, and making with helpings of history and philosophy, as well as life check-ins for participants. No experience is needed; it's free, and all are welcome. Artful Design TV is hosted by Ge Wang, Stanford Music professor (Ph.D., Computer Science), as well as a designer, engineer, artist, and co-founder of Smule, maker of the award-winning Ocarina for iPhone.
This week's episode: "Games, Gaming, and Game Design"
Kunwoo Kim and Ge Wang will unpack the notion of play and the design of video games and toys. This kicks off a new ongoing game design thread: Can games do more than entertain? Can video games be Art? What does it mean to design them artfully? Whether you play video games or not, join us for a mind-meld about one of the most pervasive mediums on the planet, from blockbuster titles to the current golden age of indie games, as well as music-based games and toys.