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This Saturday, 26th November, I will be facilitating the Repair session of Read & Repair - Dissecting the Game. The Read session will be facilitated by NDNMK Solutions.

REPAIR
Videogames create worlds. Often, those worlds mirror our own, reproducing certain ideals and values as norm through their narrative, game play, design, etc. This session begins with an invitation to the participants to critically consider those worlds, identifying the key points and elements through which specific videogames circulate political, cultural and social values. How do the games we play every day vehiculate ideology? Using this knowledge, participants are then invited to intervene upon these videogame worlds through the writing, drawing, collaging, etc. of fan fictions, using the original text to re-construct these worlds or reveal crucial aspects they might be hiding in plain sight. At the end of the session, participants will have begun to create a narrative with their interventions upon these universes and the results may be as diverse as creative writing, the generation of new games in the form of text-based adventures, comics, mini-graphic novels etc.

Please choose a videogame you know well ahead of the session.

Time: 13:00-16:00 CET
Location: Varia (Gouwstraat 3, Rotterdam)

Read more here: varia.zone/en/rr-dissecting-th

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