A MAZE. / Johannesburg 2013
2nd International Games/ Media Art Festival
A MAZE. is the second international Games / Media Art Festival to be held in Johannesburg and will use spaces across Braamfontein, taking games and media art expression to the public in a way you never expected.
A MAZE./ Johannesburg - OPENING/ PARTY
Come, Play and Celebrate.
Date: September 5, 2013
Opening event on iLounge roof top:
62 Juta street
Opening party at Kitcheners:
5 De Beer street
by Lerato Maduna
Ticketing + Registration
A MAZE. / Johannesburg 2013 is a free festival for all. You don't have to pay entrance fee for attending the talks, panels, workshops, exhibitions.
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This program is a sneak preview! The program is not finalized!
Press releases and Contacts
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The founder of A MAZE. and festival director Thorsten S. Wiedemann says:
“We are more than happy to announce that A MAZE. / Johannesburg is organized in partnership with the Digital Arts Department of the University of the Witwatersrand for a cycle of the next 4 years.
Game Developers, Media Artists, Makers, Researchers, Coders, Forward thinkers, Musicians
With more than thirty international and African artists, game designers, speakers and musicians showcasing their craft...
Games, Videos and Interactive Digital Art
The exhibition will show artistic and indie computer games, interactive digital installations, video’s, documentaries, board games and street games.
As an essential part of staging a collaborative festival, workshops take place prior to the event itself and function as incubator for synergies between South African and European digital cultures.
Key notes, Talks and Panels
Discourse, Knowledge Exchange and Visions.
Focusing on the convergence of digital art and games, the talks provides the artists and developers the opportunity to present projects as well as discuss and reflect upon them with audience members.
Jam Africa 2013
"I have to tell you something about Africa..."
A MAZE. and Wits Digital Arts invites all game designers from everywhere to take part in the game festival based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Play conquers urban spaces as the city creates a stage for games, performance and interaction between everyone in this place.
Pecha Kucha Night / Closing party
Entertaining Speed Presentations
PechaKucha or Pecha Kucha (Japanese: ペチャクチャ, IPA: [petɕa ku͍̥tɕa], chit-chat) is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (six minutes and 40 seconds in total).
Let's do it together.
What is a festival without a great team, that is super enthusiastic to create such an amazing platform for digital creatives like A MAZE. / Johannesburg.