New narrative Approaches in Documentary Games

26. January 2017
10:00  -  10:30

The flight of refugees to Europe, the after-effects of the African world war, colonial history in the U.S., street vendors in Dar es Salaam, frozen conflicts in the Ukraine, these are altogether themes of computer games by the artist group gold extra. The issues are as diverse as the presentation. New content calls for new approaches: How can a documentary perspective be represented in a game? Karl Zechenter delivers insights into the aesthetic and dramaturgic processes behind these games.