Personal details

Name
Dr Brendan Keogh
Position(s)
DECRA Fellow
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication
Discipline *
Communication and Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Film, Television and Digital Media
Phone
+61 7 3138 0092
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (RMIT Univesity Melbourne)

Professional memberships
and associations
Keywords

video games, game studies, creative industries, game development, creative labour, digital media, informal labour, game industry, new media

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Brendan Keogh is an ARC DECRA Fellow in the Digital Media Research Centre, where he researches videogame development skill transferability across informal, formal, and embedded sectors. His previous research has focused on the phenomenological and textual aspects of videogame play and culture. He is the author of A Play of Bodies: How We Perceive Videogames (MIT Press, 2018) and Killing is Harmless: A Critical Reading of Spec Ops The Line (Stolen Projects, 2012), and has written extensively about the cultures and development practices of videogames for outlets such as Overland, The Conversation, Polygon, Edge, and Vice.

This information has been contributed by Dr Brendan Keogh.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Informal, Formal, Embedded: Australian Game Developers and Skills Transfer
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DE180100973
Start year
2018
Keywords