director, B.S. in Simulation and Digital Entertainment program
M.F.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County
B.F.A., Florida State University
Aaron Oldenburg's website
Oldenburg gets app happy in the first-ever installment of UB Smart Talks, our online video lecture series; December 2011
Aaron Oldenburg is a game designer and new media artist whose primary interest is in game rules as an expressive medium. His video and interactive work has exhibited in festivals and galleries in New York, Berlin, São Paulo and Los Angeles, including SIGGRAPH and FILE Electronic Language International Festival. He has worked on physical computing projects, designing new interfaces and electronic sculptures, and recently completed some explorations in audio-based game design.
He has an M.F.A. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and in October 2003 finished two years as an HIV Health Extension Agent for the Peace Corps in Mali, West Africa.