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This Saturday, 26th November in Varia it's Read & Repair - Dissecting the Game w/ NDNMK Solutions and Lídia Pereira @lidia_p

READ
Life and the world, for many, lacks enchantment, purpose, community, and perhaps a level up system. We’ll read texts relating to game theory, (neo-) mythologies, magic, and animism for you to gently incorporate into your belief system.

NDNMK Solutions, Est. 2020, is a recycling facility with an agenda.

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?

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

READ
Time: 11:00-13:00 CET
LUNCH
13:00 - 14:00 we share a free, catered lunch by Sara Hamadeh. Email info@varia.zone with dietary needs.
REPAIR
Time: 14:00-16:00 CET
Location: Varia (Gouwstraat 3, Rotterdam)

[Image: a dated videogame display of tetris is close up background, inside a square there is an illustration of a hunched figure in contrast purple. The words Read & Repair are on top]

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