Capital of game art

Thank you for the year of game art 2022!

We are planning a lot of game art related events for the year 2023, so stay tuned!


What is the Capital of Game Art?

Kouvola is the capital of game art, an international event in 2022 and 2023. Capital of Game Art presents games and game culture from the perspective of the art of games. The art of games is a broad concept that includes a diverse set of playable and game-related art. In Capital of Game Art, the art of games will challenge the content and aesthetics of conventional games, offering more independent and unique art. The art of games will be presented through interesting events, exhibitions, cooperation with educational institutions, public lectures and competitions.

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Screen Gallery

In the monthly changing Screen Gallery exhibition you can admire the artwork of different game industry professionals. The Screen Gallery is on hiatus until further notice!

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Column by Jaakko Kemppainen

Regional Game Artist Jaakko Kemppainen: "It is possible to experience the art of games throughout the city in Kouvola."

What does the art of games mean?

What does the term "game art" mean? Jaakko Kemppainen explains!

The Capital of Game Art event series will consist of lectures, exhibitions, workshops and more. Remember to also check out the research and development projects and satellite events!