Month: May 2023

‘Video Games and the Work of Islamic Art History,’ Glaire Anderson, now on YouTube

Digital Lab founding leader Glaire Anderson presented her ongoing video games projects last week, in the Research Seminar in Islamic Art (ReSIA), School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London.

Topics discussed:

  • Digital Munya 2.0 and a new spin-off video game aimed at kids of all ages, created in collaboration with a game dev team at Abertay University
  • Why video games are significant for making Islamic art and history widely accessible
  • How and why video games and scholarly work in Islamic art, architecture, and cultural heritage can and should productively intersect
(Image, Ubisoft)