Welcome to the live streaming programme of A MAZE. / Berlin 2020 - Total Digital - 9th International Games and Playful Media Festival. 3.5 days of hand selected sessions for everyone who loves an inclusive, respectful and meaningful future for games, playful media and their creators. You can follow our festival programme live on our A MAZE. / Berlin website, the A MAZE. YouTube channel, in the A MAZE. SPACE and on our Festival Discord.

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Thursday, July 23 • 19:00 - 20:00
Decolonial Practices in Playful Media

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The panel "Decolonial Practices in Playful Media" discusses strategies and maneuvers in game development as they relate to resistance to and repair of colonial structures and ideas. Karina Griffith is in conversation with Allan Cudicio, Hexe Fey and Dhruv Jani about Black speculative techniques, Indigeneity and opacity, and multi-translation in the Indian context as tactics for telling new stories.

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Karina Griffith

Karina Griffith’s curatorial and moving image works explore the themes of fear and fantasy, often focusing on how they relate to belonging. Her interests include exploring the intricacies of identity and the immigrant perspective while acting as a record of her family’s unique... Read More →

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Allan Cudicio

Berlin-based Game Designer Allan Cudicio is currently working on "The Wagadu Chronicles", an Afrofantasy indie MMO.Allan’s career spans a decade in marketing, writing, team management, consulting and game design. His big passions are Dungeons & Dragons, dogs, cycling and glitter... Read More →
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Dhruv Jani (Studio Oleomingus - IN)

I am the founder of a small arts-practice studio called : Studio Oleomingus. Where we work at the intersection of postcolonial writing and interactive fiction. We try to study colonial power structures and the histories that they occlude and we attempt to use videogame spaces as sites... Read More →
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Hexe Fey

Hexe Fey is an Oglala Lakota movement and dance student, harm reductionist, experimental digital artist, and friend of plants. Creator of the interactive fiction adventure "Cursed Task", about the eternal struggle of writing a bio.

Thursday July 23, 2020 19:00 - 20:00 CEST