The Emerging Culture of Play

“We could see games—the game form—as the form that underlies contemporary culture”

Lynn Hughes
Lynn Hughes has a scholarly background in art, English literature, and the history and philosophy of science, and she currently holds Concordia University’s research chair in interaction design and games innovation. Beginning in 2000, she helped launch the research centre Hexagram Concordia, where she co-directed the inter-university new-media research group Interstices. Along with Bart Simon, she founded the Concordia research centre Technoculture, Art and Games, which promotes collaborations beyond the university, particularly with independent game designers and small studios. Lynn works through the university network and with federal and provincial funding councils to recognize both new media and research creation as important tools to disseminate contemporary knowledge.