How I travelled through space with ships made of lego bricks : A short history of a sci-fi oriented AFOL (adult-fan-of-lego). By Damien Labrousse
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BY COLIN HARVEY
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 03, 2012
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Games as Interactive Art
BY CHRIS SOLARSKI
@ VOL 114
ON MAY 28, 2014
Artist, game designer, and author Chris Solarski speaks on the points where video games intersect with classical art, film, and animation. He discusses the interactive aspect of games, and how this element fundamentally changes the way we engage with images.
"Presentation of the Day" on July 11, 2014.
BY ROB VAN HOESEL
@ VOL 10
ON APR 22, 2014
One might know Rob van Hoesel for his graphic design and publishing work. Many will not know he has a secret hobby. In this presentation Rob outs himself as an AFOL; Adult Fan of Lego. He shares his passion for the colored bricks and shows some of his amazing LEGO structures.
What Sculpture Gives to Me, What I Hope Sculpture Can Give to Everyone
BY BILL MCGRATH
@ VOL 3
ON MAY 12, 2016
Contemplating retirement after successive careers as an attorney then city administrator in his hometown of Batavia, Illinois, Bill McGrath has begun pursuing his love for art, specifically working in metal sculpture. Sculpture, like any artistic endeavor, presents the opportunity to express oneself to others, but also requires some emotional distance to remain true to one’s visions. He also shows how public art, sculpture in particular, can add to a community’s sense of place by speaking to values, history, and universal experiences, such as fear.
How Lego Taught Me to PLAY
BY JAMES "JP" POULTER
@ VOL 11
ON JUN 16, 2016
In How Lego taught me to PLAY JP (or James Poulter if you like it formal), Head of Social for LEGO's digital kids communities, addresses how the modern world has sucked the play and fun out of everyday life - especially for adults! Has social media has turned us all in spectators rather than participants?
In 6.40 minutes JP shares some ideas for how we can bring the fun back into life, even if it is through the use of modern technology (JP's personal favourite is Snapchat!).
Listen in for the end when JP recites to us a brand new poem, featuring Snapchat!
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How to Sell Video Games to Schools
BY BRANDON PITTSER
@ VOL 22
ON APR 13, 2017
Filament Games has been exclusively focused on developing learning games for over 10 years, and They've recently cracked the code of selling learning games to schools. The want to share their secrets with you! From district administrators to rockstar teachers, they uncover how they use their allies in the field to evangelize for this important pedagogical movement. Brandon Pittser gives a high-level overview of what it takes to make it in the challenging, exciting world of K-12 educational games sales.