The sixth annual Arse Elektronika, a conference on sex and technology, takes place September 27 through 30 in San Francisco. This year, the conference will focus on the role of games in sex, from the pre-digital world to the present. Arse Elektronika is presented by Monochrom.
Gaming, like sex, is a human cultural practice of apparent frivolity. Yet both afford surprisingly deep levels of analysis. How might models of critical gameplay inspire deeper critical reflection on issues of sex, and vice-versa?