ISABELLE ARVERS, A LEADING THEORIST OF MACHINIMA, TALKS ABOUT THE AESTHETICS AND POLITICS OF THIS FORM OF EXPRESSION WITH FRENCH ONLINE MAGAZINE CULTURE MOBILE.
Isabelle Arvers is a French media art curator, critic and author, specializing in video and computer games, web animation, digital cinema, retrogaming, chiptune and machinima. She was born in Paris in 1972 and currently lives in Marseille. A short essay by Arvers will be included in the upcoming GAME VIDEO/ART. A SURVEY catalogue.
Below is an excerpt from her recent conversation with Culture Mobile:
Arvers is also a practitioner. Her latest machinima productions deal with the politics of immigration in Europe, and especially France. She is producing a machinima documentary using a video game engine, photographs taken in the Calais "refugee center" also known as "the jungle", and interview with residents. Below are two excerpts titled "Zimako" and "Marko":