Digital life - What is so special about gaming?

December 2 2015

Computer games are widely varied cultural expressions that thematise everything from political ideology to the meaning of life. However, in the major debates taking place about computer games, where is the Norwegian public? What is the status of Norwegian gaming journalism?

Wednesday, 2 December, Fritt Ord Foundation, Uranienborgveien 2. Entrance from Parkveien

From 4.30 p.m.:
You can play Among the Sleep, The Last of Us and Journey with game developers and other players. Food and drink will be served.

6.00 p.m.:
Participate in an open discussion with

  • Jon Cato Lorentzen, Krillbite Studio
  • Kristine Jørgensen, University of Bergen
  • Marianne Lerdahl, Sarepta Studio
  • Jarle Hrafn Grindhaug,

The event is free of charge and open to the public. See the Facebook arrangement.

The project Digital Life is being carried out by the Fritt Ord Foundation in collaboration with Spillpikene and PressFire. Visit our website anytime and take part in the competition on

Read more about the project here: Press release about Digital Life – A new twist on gaming

The hashtag for the event and the competition is #digitaleliv

Illustration: Børge Bredenbekk | ByHands