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.

All links will get communicated here and on our festival website. #AMaze2020

Schedule not final, there are still some sessions added in the coming days.
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Thursday, July 23 • 18:00 - 19:30
Ephemera Storytelling: Designing the Feeling of Reading Other Peoples’ Letters

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Together we’ll talk about principles of storytelling using physical objects; discuss character creation, world-building, and narrative design; explore designing real-world spaces to evoke a specific feeling; and step through creating a rough design (moodboard and prototype) for an individual ephemera object with a narrative.

Examples of fully-developed works with multiple pieces, for context:

Participants can create a rough draft in whatever method they like: sketching objects in a notebook, prototyping with paper (if so, include scissors, glue/tape, pencils/pens/etc), using a photo editing program to make a mockup, or using a moodboard website to collect images.

Participants are welcome to bring in paper ephemera or an intriguing found object (blank birthday card, photograph of a stranger, a weathered envelope, a cool box, etc) to work from or be inspired by.

Open to everyone with a curious heart. Would you be excited to find a mysterious diary in a resale shop? Would it make your day to discover a box of photographs hidden in an attic?

- stabled internet
- camera/microphone if desired

EUR 15,-

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Laura E. Hall

Laura E. Hall is an artist, writer, puzzle-maker, immersive environment and narrative designer living in Portland, Oregon. Her work focuses on the intersections between arts, culture, and technology, especially in gaming.

Thursday July 23, 2020 18:00 - 19:30 CEST