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Event: A Historigraphy of the Demoscene and FMV Video Games. Oct 17th. 6pm.

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The DemoScene and FMV Games.
Thursday, October 17th.
@The Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920 Rue Baille, Montreal, QC.
Panel begins at 6pm. Free to Attend.

Join us in a conversation about computational creativity, video games, and the challenges of digital archiving. Carl Therrien, Assistant Professor in Video Game Studies at the Université de Montréal, talks about the Ludiciné research project, which is dedicated to archiving full motion video (FMV) games. Afterwards Jonathan Lessard, Assistant Professor of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University, discusses the digital subculture surrounding the production of demos, also known as the demoscene.

This discussion is moderated by Skot Deeming, doctoral student at the TAG Research Centre. Presented by the CCA in collaboration with The TAG Research Centre and in conjunction with the exhibition Archaeology of the Digital, an investigation into the foundations of digital architecture at the end of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s.