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


Mar 03, 2020


On Tuesday, March 3rd TAG will be hosting another session of MICROTALKS. This time featuring new members, who will be sharing their work in the shape of super fast pecha-kucha style presentations. Join us and get up to date on the research TAG members have been conducting this year. The eight speakers featured in this first session will talk about a wide variety of topics including, but not exclusive to: ethical game design, gender in games, procedural choreography, conversing with NPCs and narrative AIs.


⭐️ Steven Sych: T-POSE: Dancing With One’s Hands
⭐️ Hazel Thexton: Sliders and Pronouns: Gender Choice in Games
⭐️ Aurélie Petit: Becoming Political: Anime Imagery in Alt-right Online Discourses
⭐️ Elise Trinh: Tales of disruptive plays and rhapsody games
⭐️ Hanieh Jahanshahi: Conversational Landscapes
⭐️ Arian Saffarizadeh: Quick history of proc-gen narrative and murder mystery approach
⭐️ Yann Seznec: The Book of Knowledge of Impractical Musical Devices


WHAT? mini talks
WHEN? 3rd March, Tuesday – 4pm to 6pm
WHERE? TAG (Concordia, EV 11.435, 1515 SteCatherine W., Montreal)
WHO? everyone is welcomed