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Holiday message from TAG

Merry Friends of TAG, It’s already the middle of the holiday season; the perfect time to look at some photos from the life of TAG in 2014 and celebrate our accomplishments. Thank you for making TAG a great place to learn, teach, research, discuss, jam, create and play. Wishing you and your family a wonderful […]

Arcade Our Way! Mission #1 accomplished.

  Decode Global’s Angelique Mannella, Layla, Lila, Marysa and myself are working on a project with grade 7 students at The Linden School in Toronto. Our plan is to co-create a game about gender and leadership. We have turned to the girls at The Linden School because they are experts for their age in relation […]

Arcade Our Way: Games and Women’s Leadership. Tuesday Nov. 11th, 6pm – 8pm.

This is a project that I am working on with Lila Weintraub, Layla Belmahi, and Angelique Mannella.  We are travelling to The Linden School (http://lindenschool.ca/) in Toronto, to work with the grade sevens to develop a video game about gender and leadership.  We will be doing a dry run of our workshops on Tuesday evening […]

The Vermont Quest

On the last weekend of October, I was invited to present one of my short films at the Vermont International Film Festival, as well as create an art installation to be displayed in Champlain College in Burlington. Since I am the coordinator of TAG I was also invited to check out the local game and […]

OCTOBER 30TH 5A7 – AN ARTS CRITICISM FOR ART GAMES

  This Thursday, we are delighted to announce that Zolani Stewart will be joining us for a special 5a7 on critical approaches to Art Games! He describes the talk he plans to give as such: “Over the past few years, the surge of small art games on the internet has challenged players and critics alike,  defying […]

Advanced Character Creation WORKSHOP

Advanced Character Creation Workshop Presented by Xin Ran Liu and Dmitry Gaborak Free Workshop (limited seating of 20)Monday, October 27th, 6PM to 8PM Concordia University, EV 11.425 Fine Arts Research Facilities RSVP: http://advancedcharacter.eventbrite.caJoin us next Monday to learn about our creative process for designing and producing characters. The first part will be presented by Xin Ran […]

GamerGate

Two TAGsters, Carolyn Jong and William Robinson published articles this week on GamerGate: GamerGate and the Right by Carolyn Jong October 21, 2014 http://onemorecastle.wordpress.com/2014/10/21/gamergate-and-the-right/ “I feel a bit badly for not speaking up earlier, not so much because I feel I have something especially important to say that hasn’t already been contributed by somebody else, […]