Joseph DeLappe

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist
Location Reno, Nevada, United States
Introduction Joseph DeLappe is an artist, educator and researcher at the Department of Art at the University of Nevada where he runs the Digital Media area. Working with electronic and new media since 1983, his work in online gaming performance, electromechanical installation and real-time web-based video transmission have been shown throughout the United States and abroad. In 2004 he re-enacted all three nationally televised Presidential Debates between John Kerry and George Bush in online games - Battlefield Vietnam, Star Wars Jedi Knight Outcast and Sims Online, respectively. In 2006 he began a work-in-progress enacted a project dead-in-iraq, to type consecutively, all names of America’s military casualties from the war in Iraq into the America’s Army FPS online recruiting game. His work was recently featured in the exhibition Gameworld at the Laboral Centro de Arte y Creacion Industrial in Gijon, Spain and published in the recently released books, Gamescenes: Art in the Age of Videogames, publisher Johan & Levi and Videogames and Art, publisher Intellect Books. Website http://www.delappe.net