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Roland Graf: Game Art at Mid-America College Art Association


Stamps Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor Roland Graf was invited to speak at the Game Art and Method­olo­gies of Cri­tique” panel at the Mid-Amer­ica Col­lege Art Asso­ci­a­tion (MACAA) con­fer­ence stu­dio shift”, which took place at The Uni­ver­sity of Cincin­nati Col­lege of Design, Archi­tec­ture, Art, and Plan­ning (DAAP) from Octo­ber 26 — 28, 2016. Graf pre­sented the the­o­ret­i­cal frame­work of his work on Solar Pink Pong as well as con­trast­ing ideas to the Devine model that offers a 3‑part inter­ro­ga­tion and inte­gra­tion frame­work for games as art. 

Since the 1930’s Mid-Amer­ica Col­lege Art Asso­ci­a­tion has pro­vided a forum for the artists/​teachers of Amer­ica to dis­cuss and debate the issues of our pro­fes­sion, to share ideas and infor­ma­tion of mutual ben­e­fit and to affirm the friend­ships and col­le­gial­ity that bind us together. We are made up of art fac­ulty, art his­to­ri­ans, inde­pen­dent schol­ars, artists, museum pro­fes­sion­als, and affil­i­ate orga­ni­za­tions; our con­fer­ences also invite grad­u­ate stu­dents to participate.