Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) is an interdisciplinary centre for research/ creation in game studies and design, digital culture and interactive art

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INTERPLAY: Thinking Through Games

TAG has partnered with Kitchener’s THEMUSEUM, the ‘Games Institute’(GI) at the University of Waterloo, and the Personal Computer Museum.
TAG and GI present INTERPLAY: Thinking Through Games.
This exhibition explores the spaces and places of games in research institutions. This unique collaboration will display a wide variety of ways that academic researchers are engaging with and studying games, through play and analysis as well as through game creation. Engaging and hands-on, the exhibition will serve as a space for visitors …


5-7 | Better Games for Silver Gamers

This is a casual get-together to celebrate the completion of the first phase of “Finding Better Games for Older Adults” study.
In this first phase, eighteen 65+ (non)Players volunteered in a PERFORM study to help evaluate different categories of computer games that are assumed cognitively beneficial. Based on the findings from the study, a team of Concordia students in Game Studio II (CART 416) are making a Kinect-enabled Dance-Game.
This meeting is an opportunity for them to …


Bat Is Not Originally Reserved – GUEST ARTIST: Cha Ji Ryang

TAG invites you to BAT IS NOT ORIGINALLY RESERVED, a 3 part guest artist event featuring Cha Ji Ryang.

What is a necessary language to mankind for settlement? Nations and nationalities have developed a history of hatred, endless emigration and discord as they created their language. Stigma on people who left and people who liken themselves to a bat. Those who feel the frustration of communication scream in a place where no one can hear them. …


SIGHT & SOUND 2017

SIGHT & SOUND 2017
Organized by Eastern Bloc, since 2009, Sight & Sound Festival seeks out the best and most provocative and outstanding work of digital art currently being made by international and local emerging artists. It embraces the fringe of contemporary digital art and culture through installations, performances, workshops, interventions, and discussions. Sight & Sound is seeing the unseen and hearing the unheard. It’s experiencing the indescribable. It is where contemporary digital art meets its …


KM3 and TAG present: Place des Alts

August 30 @ 8:00 am – October 15 @ 5:00 pm

Presented as part of KM3, an art walk through the Quartier des Spectacles, a team from TAG has created Place des Alts, an immersive and narrative experience.

With the help of the interactive audio guide, participants will dive into a captivating mix of realistic and dreamlike stories. The narrative unfolds according to choices the players make. To experience the adventure, spectators need to wander around Place des Festivals with …


Summer workshops at the Library Tech Sandbox

While LEVEL UP! is on a summer break, you can still work on your skills.
CHECK OUT THE WORKSHOPS OFFERED BY CONCORDIA LIBRARY’S BRAND NEW TECHNOLOGY SANDBOX:

3D modelling 101
3D printing 101
Arduino 101
Raspberry Pi 101: Cat selfie machine
Intro to Linux
Photoshop CC Crash Course
Intro to OpenSCAD
Intro to Soldering

Tech Sandbox is a place for the Concordia community to try out emerging technologies and cutting-edge equipment. Learn about 3D printing, electronics, or digital music by attending a workshop. Work on your personal tech project, explore …