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


Comic Book Club II: Monsters

Mar 29, 2018

Posted by kalervo

We are delighted to announce the coming of our second meeting for the TAG Comic Book Club! For this instalment of the group, we’ll be talking monsters in comics, monster comics, and comic monsters. So please come with one or two comics featuring monsters or the monstrous that you’re interested in discussing (or just come ready to talk about such a comic you know of and love). We will also experiment with some collaborative comic …

TAG Movie 5à7 – Thor: Ragnarok

Mar 15, 2018

Posted by michaeliantorno

This Thursday March 15, we will be hosting a TAG Movie 5a7 featuring Thor: Ragnarok. Come take in a flick, chat with your TAG friends, and chow down on some free snacks!
Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela …

TAG’s Projects at Cinémathèque Québécoise

Posted by agustina

Last February TAG was invited to show some of our latest projects at Espace Rendez-vous – Cinémathèque Québécoise.
For this occasion, CIRCUITS by Eileen Mary Holowka, THE TRULY TERRIFIC TRAVELING TROUBLESHOOTER by Dietrich Squinkifer and Jess Marcotte and YOUR PLACE OR MINECRAFT by Gina Hara, were displayed together and shared the exhibition space at the salle Raoul-Barré with a wide variety of VR pieces. The visitors were able to experience the games, while discovering some of the subjects currently addressed …

ArtCade 2018

Mar 02, 2018

Posted by Gina

Alternative games! Experimental games! Weird games! We’ve got them all!
Discover Montreal’s underground games up high in Concordia University’s EV building. A one night only event featuring small original videogames made by local developers – professionals, hobbyists, researchers, and students alike.

WHEN? Friday, March 2nd, 5 to 10pm
WHERE? TAG, EV building 11th floor (Concordia University, 1515 Ste Catherine W., Montreal)
WHO? Everyone is invited!



Posted by agustina

INTERPLAY: Thinking Through Games is the result of a collaborative work between TAG, Kitchener’s THEMUSEUM, the ‘Games Institute’ (GI) at the University of Waterloo, and the Personal Computer Museum. The exhibition brings together the work of multidisciplinary researchers exploring the creation of alternative games.
The exhibition is open to visitors of all ages, providing a rich platform in which intergenerational learning can emerge. The curatorial team worked collectively over several months in advance of the …

TAG Movie 5à7: Your Name

Feb 08, 2018

Posted by michaeliantorno

Hi everyone! After a long absence, we’re happy to announce the return of TAG Movie 5à7s!

Starting on Thursday February 8th, we will be hosting monthly screenings at the TAG Lab followed-up with “fan nights” where we discuss the games, books, and art associated with the film. Come take in a flick, chat with your TAG friends, and chow down on some free snacks! For our inaugural event, we’ll be screening the immensely popular Japanese animated film Your …