Memory and Historical Games – thoughts in light of the Imperial War Museum’s ‘War Games’ exhibition

In 2022, the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in London opened ‘War Games’, an exhibition about video games and war, which it was my privilege to curate. Focussing on how video games tell stories of war and conflict, the exhibition featured a range of games, with contributions from their developers and historic artefacts from the museum’s […]

(Post) Colonialism Ethics

Context, Representation, Historical Racism: Colonialism and Colonial Soldiers in Battlefield 1

The history of the First World War (1914–1918) cannot be fully understood without understanding the important role that colonialism played in the war’s development. The conflict did not only earn the title of the First World War because of its geographical reach, but because its participants came from every corner of the world. This was […]