About Kristine Jørgensen

Professor in Media Studies at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen. Project manager and principal investigator of the Games and Transgressive Aesthetics project.

Call for Abstracts: Seminar on Researching the Transgressive Aspects of Gaming and Play

The Games and Transgressive Aesthetics research project is proud to announce the GTA Seminar for 2017, this time in beautiful Bologna: Researching the Transgressive Aspects of Gaming and Play (Media Mutations 9 pre-conference) University of Bologna, May 22, 2017 Diverting Continue reading Call for Abstracts: Seminar on Researching the Transgressive Aspects of Gaming and Play

Games and Transgressive Aesthetics: A Manifesto

Because games often evoke strong emotions regardless of their aesthetic quality, we want to offer a distinction that can make it possible to discuss the aesthetics and poetics of disturbing and provocative games without resorting to normative or moral arguments. Continue reading Games and Transgressive Aesthetics: A Manifesto

We are looking for participants for our gameplay journal study!

We are conducting a study which explores how players experience controversial content when playing games, and what content they find uncomfortable, thought-provocative offensive when playing. In the study, participants will play a game at home and fill in a gameplay Continue reading We are looking for participants for our gameplay journal study!

Program for CEEGS 2015 Workshop on Transgressive Game Content

The program for the Workshop on Transgressive Game Content at CEEGS 2015 in Krakow is now available: Transgressive Game Content: A Central and Eastern European Perspective October 21, 2015 at Room 42, Faculty of Polish Studies, Gołębia 14, Kraków. Workshop Continue reading Program for CEEGS 2015 Workshop on Transgressive Game Content