Video Game Exhibition GAMES AND POLITICS

Games & Politics "This War of Mine" screenshot © 11 bit studios

Tue, 12.09.2017 -
Sat, 21.10.2017

Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City

Interactive Video Game Exhibition

Games and Politics is an interactive exhibition by the Goethe-Institut, in cooperation with ZKM | Center for Art and Media, which has been touring worldwide. The exhibition features 18 significant politically-ambitious video games, and encourages viewers to examine how they each unfold their unique political potential.

The exhibition is presented in Manila by the Goethe-Institut Philippinen and the Ateneo Art Gallery. 
 
GAMES AND POLITICS
Opening: 12 Sep | 6:00 PM
Exhibition run: 13 Sep - 21 Oct 2017
Viewing hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Venue:
Eduardo J. Aboitiz Sandbox Zone
3/F George SK Ty Learning Innovation Wing
Areté, Ateneo de Manila University
Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City

Featured Games:
1378(km) (Jens M. Stober, 2010)
Coming Out Simulator 2014 (Nicky Case, 2014)
Democracy3 (Positech Games, 2013)
Dys4ia (Newgrounds, Anna Anthropy, 2012)
Escape from Woomera (Katharine Neil, et.al., 2004)
Killbox (Biome Collective, 2016)
Madrid (Gonzalo Frasca, 2004)
Orwell (Osmotic, 2016)
Papers, Please (3909, Lucas Pope, 2013)
Perfect Woman (Peter Lu & Lea Schönfelder, 2016)
Phone Story (Molleindustria, 2011)
Sunset (Tale of Tales, 2015)
The Cat and the Coup (Peter Brinson and Kurosh ValaNejad, 2011)
The Westport Independent (Double Zero One Zero, 2016)
This War Of Mine (11 bit studios, 2014)
TouchTone (Mikengreg, 2015)
Unmanned (Mollenindustria, 2012)
Yellow Umbrella (Awesapp, 2014)

Click here for more information on the exhibit.

Side Events

A number of exciting side events accompany the exhibition including some of the most important names in the local gaming scene. Schedule below:

Sep 12, Tuesday

6:00 PM | EXHIBITION OPENING with LIVE PLAYTHROUGH of THIS WAR OF MINE

Oct 6-7, Friday to Saturday

3:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 24-HOUR GAME JAM
Are you a game developer or an enthusiast with experience in game
development? Join our GAME JAM and get a chance to win a free trip to Cologne,
Germany to visit GAMESCOM 2018.
For more info, click here.

Oct 21, Saturday

3:00 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION
Nikki Veron Cruz Nikki Veron Cruz The Leisurely Legislation: The impact of video games on politics, society and culture

Moderators:
Dr. Gary Devilles | Professor, Ateneo De Manila University
Nikki Veron Cruz | TV presenter (Manila)

Speakers:
Sen. Bam Aquino | Philippine Senator
John Paolo Bago | Creative Director, Tier One Entertainment
Teofilo Lajarca | Counselor and Life Coach, Life Change Recovery Center 
Frances Kramer | Addiction Rehabilitationist
Julius Raymon U. Mariano | Twitch.tv Partnerships, eSports Advocate

5:00 PM | GAME JAM AWARDING CEREMONY & EXHIBITION CLOSING
 

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