Monday, June 22, 2009

WoW: Emergent Media Phenomenon

Laguna Art Museum presents:

WoW: Emergent Media Phenomenon

June 14 - October 4, 2009

"Games are the most elevated form of investigation." --Albert Einstein

Once perceived as a cult-movement, the role of gaming is quickly elevating its status in the realm of popular culture. No longer specific to one demographic, Blizzard Entertainment© boasts eleven million monthly subscribers devoted to World of Warcraft (WoW). Naturally, artists are embracing video game development technology, the subject of gaming, and virtual aspects into their work. WoW: Emergent Media Phenomenon consists of three components, including the artists/history of the game, fan art, and artists who use World of Warcraft as inspiration for their work.

Click here for more information about the artists and special WoW programming and events.




Laguna Art Museum
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Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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