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A MAZE. in Johannesburg

Thorsten S. Wiedemann is going back to Johannesburg for 10 days to check the status of the next A MAZE. Festival in the "City of Gold". The festival will take place september 2012.

With the festival project A MAZE. Be touched … Celebrating the Convergence of Games, Art, and Society, the growing convergence between computer games and arts will be the subject of presentations and discussions. The project aims to shed light on the interrelations within digital and analogue interactions which occur between human beings and machines, and to make these relationships tangible in multiple ways.

  • Playful interventions and performances in public spaces
  • Exhibitions with interactive audiovisual installations
  • Workshops on the creative work with technology
  • Lectures on media theory
  • A MAZE. Jump‘n‘Run Party
  • Games-related movie screenings

The festival in 2012 is the central project of Goethe Institut South Africa. Our institutional partners are: Witwatersrand University, University Johannesburg, Transmediale, CTM, CIANT Prague, Born Digital, Coded Cultures, and more...

More details soon!!!