Games and the Art of Hacking: Play Ethics: The Convergence of Art, Games and Politics

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  • Open Source Culture Sessions

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  • Games and the Art of Hacking: Play Ethics: The Convergence of Art, Games and Politics

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Abstract:

  • The refugee issue is one of the biggest issues facing human rights today. In Australia the situation is particularly caustic. One of the artistic responses to this has placed a refugee as the protagonist in an electronic game. Is this a successful ethical endeavour or a further media smokescreen?

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