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INTERPLAY Conference and Arcade


Co-sponsored by the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, the INTERPLAY Graduate Student Game Studies Conference seeks to interrogate and expand the limits of the field of game studies by bringing together students, scholars, and practitioners to discuss, collaborate, and play. The conference will be capped-off by an independent game arcade, where local game makers will be on hand to share their work and design process.

VGA participates in both days of this conference. First, VGA Co-Director Chaz Evans speaks on public game exhibitions at University of Chicago's Franke Institute for the Humanities at 3pm, Friday 10/24.

On Saturday night 10/25 at 7pm, Jackson Junge Gallery hosts a game reception where games will be played, discussion will thrive, and VGA prints will be on display. Featured work includes:

  • Andy Hoyos
  • Jesse Tise
  • Superbrothers
  • Gabriele Brombin
  • Richard Anderson
  • Amanita Design
  • B. Börkur Eiríksson
@ Joseph Regenstein Library, 1100 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637 (Friday 10/24); Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 (Saturday 10/25)
Earlier Event: October 18
Multiples Art Fair