Im Spiegel der Spiele. Games in der digitalen Kultur. In: Im Spielrausch. Streifzüge durch die Welten des Theaters und des Computerspiels

Benjamin Beil, Philipp Bojahr, T. Sofie Taubert (Hg.)

The Museum of Applied Arts Cologne and the Institute for Media Culture and Theatre as well as the Theatre Studies Collection of the University of Cologne organized the exhibition “Im Spielrausch” (In a frenzy of play) from August 19, 2017 to February 4, 2018. It dealt with the cultural location of games, their function and historical development. During the exhibition, visitors could play through the six levels: “Transformation and Embodiment”, “Movement in Space”, “Worlds and World Construction”, “Power and Abstraction”, “Self Improvement and Breaking the Rules” and “Intoxication and Excess”. These are also the main chapters of the exhibition catalogue.

Werner Hülsbusch
136 pages
ISBN 978-3-86488-121-3
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