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LEVEL UP X GAMERella present Construct 2 Workshop !

Level Up! workshop series continues with Alicia Fortier, who will give us an introduction to Construct 2. The workshop will take place on Friday, October 27th at the TAG. The workshop is organized in collaboration with GAMERella but you could assist to the workshop even if you don’t take part of the Jam. In any case, Please don’t forget to register!

Construct 2
by Alicia Fortier

What:
This workshop is going to cover the fundamentals of making a 2D game …


LEVEL UP X GAMERella present Makey-Makey Workshop

Level Up! workshop series continues with Ana TM, who will give us an introduction to the powerfull prototyping tool Makey-Makey. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, November 1st at the TAG. The workshop is organized in collaboration with GAMERella but you could assist to the workshop even if you don’t take part of the Jam (everybody is welcome). In any case, Please don’t forget to register!

Makey-Makey
by Ana TM

What:
This workshop is going to cover the basics …


LEVEL UP X GAMERella present Pixel Art Workshop !

Level Up! workshop series continues with Dorian SRED, who will give us an introduction to the Pixel Art. The workshop will take place on Thursday, October 26th at the TAG. The workshop is organized in collaboration with GAMERella but you could assist to the workshop even if you don’t take part of the Jam. In any case, Please don’t forget to register!

Pixel Art
by Dorian SRED

What:
This is an introductory workshop on pixel art, an art form from …


Sola at FDG2017 – Representing Feminicide Through a Video Game

SOLA is a video game that explores the experience felt by a woman walking alone on the streets at night in cities such as Buenos Aires in Argentina. SOLA is part of a corpus of work framed on a wider research-creation project that aims to unfold diverse alternatives to approach the complex subject matter of violence against women and feminicide/femicide.
I am Agustina Isidori,  Argentinian artist based in Montreal currently doing the Master of Design …


TAG Presents MISSING – An Urban Game For One Player

MISSING is a game for one player. You are the player. You are also a shadow. You have simple instructions. Your time is limited. Others can see you.
You are close to your objective. Then the objective is not what you thought it was. You are not where you thought you were. The game has changed. You can keep playing, but you can’t start again. Because you know too much now.
MISSING is a prolonged interaction between …


LEVEL UP X GAMERella present Game Design and Planning Workshop

Level Up! workshop series restart with Tanya X. SHORT, who will give us an introduction to the game design. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, October 24th at the TAG. The workshop is organized in collaboration with GAMERella but you could assist to the workshop even if you don’t take part of the Jam (everyone is welcome). In any case, Please don’t forget to register!

Game Design and Planning

by Tanya Short

What:
This workshop will cover two major …


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. …


Brett Gaylor artist talk

The Concordia Research Chair in Interactive Documentary is  hosting internationally renowned Interactive Documentary Director Brett Gaylor.
Brett Gaylor is a documentary filmmaker and the Commissioning Editor for Advocacy Media at the Mozilla Foundation.
His most recent project, Do Not Track, is a co-production of Upian, the National Film Board of Canada, Arte France and Bayerischer Rundfunk, in association with Radio-Canada, Radio Télévision Suisse and Al Jazeera’s AJ+ network.
Further more, his 2008 feature documentary Rip A Remix Manifesto won …


Pleasure Consuming Games Workshop

Who: Everyone
When: Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23,
Where: EV Building, Resource Room 11.705 Concordia University SGW, 1515 Sainte-Catherine St. W.
What: Milieux will be hosting a 2 day workshop exploring the pleasures of contemporary, digital games alongside their pleasure-consuming potentialities and propensities.
The format is:
Day 1 (Friday) – Scholarly Opining with Bart Simon, Mia Consalvo, Laureline Chiapello (U de M) and David Nieborg (U of Toronto).
Day 2 (Saturday) – Consuming Dota 2 with Andrei Zanescu (MA Media Studies) …


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 …