Jugando con la ciudad: street art y videojuegos

Israel Márquez, Susana Tosca

Resumen


En este artículo se presenta y describe el fenómeno del street art inspirado en videojuegos como un tipo específico de street art. Se considera su materialidad e importancia, y se conceptualiza a partir de una doble manifestación del juego: la apropiación lúdica de la ciudad por parte del artista, y el hecho de que este tipo de street art encapsula el acto de jugar videojuegos de una forma visual. El juego digital sale de nuestras pantallas y ocupa el espacio urbano con la intención explícita de involucrar a los espectadores, quienes son invitados a jugar a través de formas simbolicas que actualizan recuerdos nostálgicos de los vidoejuegos y que responden a un “giro lúdico” de nuestra cultura.


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