Critical Writing Index

Serious Games: Harun Farocki

by Ming Lin

Art AsiaPacific, Mar/Apr 2015, no. 92

A review of the last exhibition of the late filmmaker Harun Farocki, who died at the age of 70 in July, 2014. The artist explored the ways in which images are used in communication, and the technologies that underpin sociopolitical issues. In one work of Farocki's "Serious Games" series, the artist explored the use of video games to both train and rehabilitate soldiers in the United States.

ITEM 2015.020 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

InterfaceHarun Farocki

Inextinguishable FireHarun Farocki

Serious Games IHarun Farocki

Serious Games IIHarun Farocki

Serious Games IIIHarun Farocki

Serious Games IVHarun Farocki