Capital of game art

The Art of Games will overtake
the city of Kouvola!

There will be a lot to see in the Autumn of 2022, when Pelipoikilo exhibition, Lux Like Kouvola light festival and the Free City of Games event take place in the centre of Kouvola. The Free City of Games is now open for art and activity submissions!

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Opening of the PeliPoikilo exhibition on September 24th

Kouvolan taidemuseo Poikilon uuden pelitaiteen näyttely PeliPoikilon avajaisia vietettiin lauantaina 24.9. Kurkkaa tallenteesta, mitä kaikkea tämä ainutlaatuinen näyttely tarjoaa vierailijoilleen!

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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Ruutugalleria

Ruutugallerian kuukausittain vaihtuvassa näyttelyssä Kouvolan keskustassa on esillä pelialan ammattilaisten teoksia lokakuun alusta lähtien!

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Free City Of Games

Pelien Vapaakaupunki tuo marraskuussa Kouvolan keskustaan pelitaidetta, pelialan työnäytteitä, harrastustoimintaa, työpajoja ja paljon muuta!

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Let's make a Game! Camp

Tehdään Peli! -viikonloppuleiri on Nuorisokeskus Anjalassa järjestettävä pelisuunnitteluleiri 15-29 -vuotiaille nuorille.

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Read more about the art of games:

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!

Capital of Game Art on Instagram

What to look forward to?

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!