Experimental Game Cultures


Ludic Soirees

Ludic Soiree – Roland Graf

Ludic Method Soiree 31. 5. 18:00 Flux II

Roland Graf on Ludic Engineering: Reframing the Body and Interactivity through Play

A ludic discourse with the head of Experimental Game Cultures Margarete Jahrmann.

05/2022

Ludic Soiree – Barbi Markovic & Thomas Brandstetter

Ein ludisches Experiment: Die verschissene Zeit/ Buchpräsentation und Role Play 

15th March 2022, 7 pm
Vordere Zollamtsstrasse 7
Atrium Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien & Vor Ort und Live Stream

03/2022

Ludic Soiree – Larissa Wild

Larissa Wild in dialogue with Margarete Jahrmann about Ludic methods as form of political resistance.

New definitions in Experimental Games Cultures: LOW-Interaction Games — a mirror of the world as we know it? 

09. März 2022 – 19:00

03/2022

Ludic Soirée – Christian Bazant-Hegemark

Unexpected Learnings and Potential Wisdoms: Game Cultures, Art and Knowledge Exchange


WEDNESDAY 2nd March 2022, 7 pm

Vordere Zollamtsstrasse 7
Atrium die Angewandte Vienna

Players please join in on site!

02/2022

LUDIC SOCIETY Soirée – Guangli Liu

“It was 1974, war had lasted for years…” So begins the memory of …” who´s memory, exactly? — this is the question at play. We are very happy to host and to discuss with the Cyberarts competition Prix Ars Electronica 2021 award winning artist Guangli Liu (CN).

11/2021

Festivals

Parallel Vienna – HYBRID LUDIC ASSEMBLAGES

Art games by: Aliya Davletova, Adrian Jonas Haim, Wassily Bartuska, Bernhard Staudinger, Barbi Markovic, Marlene Mautner, Daniela Weiß/ Litto, Maxim Shchapov, Sebastian Joseph Scholz, Sarah Steininger, Klimentina Hristova.

09/2022

Angewandte Festival

If/then – or? The white cube phase of prototyping Experimental Game Cultures.

In the exhibition of the first hybrid game-culture assemblages from the new master’s program Experimental Game Cultures, we focus on the conscious change of established dynamics of the game, reflecting both the dark side and the intensity of the games — in ludic arrangements between human and non-human actors.

06/2022

CIVA – Contemporary Immersive Arts Festival

Participation with the EXPERIMENTAL GAME CULTURES department – AVATAR SEANCE @ Museum Belvedere, 26th Feb. 2022

02/2022

ELIA Future Arts: Playgrounds in Education session

In ‘play’ lies great power – the power to motivate, to irritate, to generate laughter and to transfer knowledge.

02/2022

#Hybrid Play Festival – Festspielhaus HELLERAU

Keynote November 2021 – WHAT reality check? Games for non-humans?
Margarete Jahrmann, head of EXPERIMENTAL GAME CULTURES @ die Angewandte Wien

11/2021

Artistic Core Subject

1st semester FINALS – ONLINE EXHIBITION

First FINALS – Semester 01: Online or AFK?

An open WEB GL exhibition in the Virtual Kassenhalle PSK – GameObjects are speaking to you! 

01/2022

Atelier TETRIS mod / SEATING GAME

GAME RULEZ by Luif/Jahrmann (as part of the artistic core subject) & a GPT2, trained for the artistic research project Neuromatic Game Art

11/2021

Game films

Drones & Rabbits – Stream and Experiment

Jahrmann/ Moswitzer/Wagensommerer/Linsenbolz/Luif/ Merlic

12/2021

Experimental Game Cultures Spiel-Film

Jahrmann/ Wagensommerer, 2021

08/2021

Neuromatic Game Art – Critical Play with Neurointerfaces

The genres of game art, game design, art and games are gaining in importance in the context of artistic research because they allow empirical methods and direct experience.

07/2021

Features

Schaufenster @ Die Presse

“We need political game design” – interview with Margarete Jahrmann, September 2021.

09/2021

Gameskultur an der Angewandten –  FM4 feature

Interview with department lead Margarete Jahrmann by Paul Pant:

https://fm4.orf.at/stories/3016657/

07/2021

Research & Performances

DRONES & RABBITS IN SHANNONS LABYRINTH

In a performative game with anti-game mechanics, we demonstrate appropriation, appropriation as one inherent in subversive play with technologies. Form of art. The former Postsparkasse ticket hall becomes Shannon’s labyrinth.

06/2022

Biological Interfaces, Ludic Cultures and Non-human Agencies. Games of/in/with/beyond Life.

Margarete Jahrmann and Georg Tremmel/JP @ Angewandte Programm für inter- und transdisziplinäre Projekte in Kunst und Forschung (INTRA)

02/2022

DRONES & RABBITS – Playtest

Idea & drone play: Max Moswitzer.

Drone Counter/Game Interface: Georg Luif.

Live Play in the Jugendstil Kassenhalle, reclaiming the site through play/appropriated performance with the EXPERIMENTAL GAME CULTURES head, team, drones & rabbits

12/2021

Welcome Experimental Game Cultures

COLLECTIVE DRONE Play … Don´t Touch the ceiling!

With our move into the premises of the Postsparkasse, we welcome you to the historic halls of the Gesamtkunstwerk PSK, our launching pad for situational experiment with space and social play.

09/2021