curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
Cinematheque – Flash & Thunder
Aaron Oldenburg is a game designer and new media artist. He was born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota in 1979 and received a BFA at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL in 2001. He received his MFA from the Imaging and Digital Arts program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and in Fall 2008 began a full-time tenure track faculty position within the University of Baltimore’s Simulation and Digital Entertainment program.
For the past year he has been developing commercial casual games for the website addictinggames.com. His interactive work, The Mischief of Created Things exhibited in 2008 in Cairo, Egypt, at the IMAFY festival as well as at SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles. Between August 2001 and October 2003, he worked as an HIV Health Extension Agent for the Peace Corps in Mali, West Africa.