This jam is now over. It ran from 2019-09-09 09:00:00 to 2019-09-11 13:00:00. View 9 entries
"Games & Politics" is a touring exhibition by the Goethe-Institut, organized with local partners in 11 different cities in Southeast-Europe over the last two years, focusing on politically or socially engaged digital games.
The 48 hour "Games & Politics" game jam in Thessaloniki completes the tour, inviting game developers from the cities where the exhibition was presented, to develop their own games during a unique regional Game Jam. The theme of the game jam is "Change".
The game jam, which took place on September 9-11th 2019, was organised by Goethe-Institut and hosted at at LABattoir.
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Curators / Moderators
Producer at indie game studio Maschinen-Mensch and programme manager for A MAZE. / Berlin festival. Also member of the Global Game Jam executive committee, founder of BerlinGameScene.com, organiser of Talk & Play and part of the Saftladen Indie Game Collective in Berlin.
Founder and Director of Bahçeşehir University Game Lab (BUG) which started as a community centre for the indie game developers in İstanbul and has become an educational platform with its game design programmes, production spaces and events.
Guest contributor: Maria Saridaki
Artistic director Trust in Play, Athens. Holding a PHD on Playful Interactions, she also works on applied gaming, inclusive games-based learning, storytelling, propaganda and info games, location-based games, LARPs, pervasive and urban play and community building through playfulness.
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