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Sunday, June 18 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Game Curious: Videogame Literacy For Underserved Communities

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We will explore how games can be an expression of creativity, using Game Curious as a template for localized accessibility. We will play games previously made in the program, then use paper prototyping and free resources to learn how to make games that disseminate political knowledge and lived experiences. Participants will leave with a nuanced view of what games can do, how to make their own games and instruct others too.

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Al Donato

Hand Eye Society
Al Donato is a Toronto-based journalist and community organizer. They can be found on Twitter @Gollydrat or at aldona.to | | They work with the Hand Eye Society, a non-profit that promotes games as a creative and accessible form of expression. Game Curious was founded by execu... Read More →
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Sagan Yee

Executive Director, Hand Eye Society
Sagan Yee is a Toronto-based 2D animator and occasional indie game perpetrator. Her work experience includes TV animation and storyboarding, video game concept art and design, illustration, motion graphics and even machinima. She has participated in numerous panel discussions on... Read More →


Sunday June 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am
State Hall: Room 114
  • Audience Everyone
  • Hashtag #GameCurious