[syd] Plaything: Digital Games Symposium

dLux media arts
In association with University of Sydney presents
Future Screen 2003:

Plaything.
Choose Your Weapons!
Digital Games Symposium: October 10,11,12, 2003
Location: Sydney University, Eastern Ave Auditorium

Plaything is a major international symposium focusing on current and
future trends in the field of digital games, featuring key Australian
and International game designers theorists and artists. Plaything
will bring together people that develop, analyse and play digital
games, and will provide a forum for discussion, play and critical
discourse. Plaything is curated by Josephine Starrs.

International Speakers Include:
Eric Zimmerman
Co-Founder and CEO of Gamelab, New York. Zimmerman has lectured in game
design at MIT, NYU, and Parsons School of Design.

Mary Flanagan
US digital artist and cybercultural critic. Flanagan's co-edited
book, Reload: rethinking Women and Cyberculture was published by MIT
Press in 2002.

Feng Mengbo
Renowned Beijing artist whose work uses the the styles and structures
of contemporary electronic games.

Eugenie Shinkle
Artist and Lecturer in photographic theory and criticism in the
School of Media, Arts and Design at Westminster University, London,
UK.

Registrations for Plaything Symposium commence in August 2003.
Registration for 3 days: $50.00
Concession: $35.00
Please visit www.dlux.org.au for updates.
email: Vicky Clare

dLux media arts gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance
received from the Australian Film Commission, New South Wales Film &
Television Office, Australia Council for the Arts, New South Wales
Ministry for the Arts, Sydney College of the Arts.
and the University of Sydney's School of English, Art History, Film
and Media and the Arts Informatics Program.

dLux media arts: PO Box 306, Paddington, NSW, 2021. Phone: 02 9380 4255

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