glitch 2010, Robert Overweg, GTA4
Article published in NRC Handelsblad (circulation 270.000) about my photography in the virtual world
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Game Art: Robert William Overweg
I have always been fascinated by the very concept of “game photography”. Since most videogames are a simulation of travel, taking snapshot of digital spaces comes natural to most gamers. Some, however, have elevated this practice to an artform. Robert William Overweg, an art student, sent me a few samples of his promising new project, “The beauty of the virtual world caught in the photographic image”.
The beauty of the virtual world always hides behind the game which is played in it.