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Sunday, May 1 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Sustainability for Artists: Supporting Creators at the Edges

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As the indie landscape expands to include those who are truly “outside the box"—artists, poets, zinesters, radicals—there is a growing need to create support for long-term sustainability. To help IndieCade understand those needs, we are hosting a pair of hands-on workshops with gamemakers more interested in expression and expanding games to be outside of conventional distribution and commercialization models. Join us to begin building a stronger support system for artists.

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Celia Pearce

Festival Chair, IndieCade
Celia Pearce is a game designer, artist, curator, scholar, author, teacher and  | serial instigator. She has a “day gig” as an Associate Professor of Game Studies  | at Northeastern University in Boston, where she helped launch their BFA in  | Games. She has authored, co-authored or co-edited four books, including  | Communities of Play, as well as numerous papers and book chapters. Her  | games have been... Read More →
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John Sharp

John makes a living biting off more than he can chew. Sporting a PhD in Art History, a former career as a DJ, and ongoing work in game scholarship, media design, and game development, John is a proud workaholic. He is the Associate Professor of Games and Learning in the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design where he co-directs PETLab (Prototyping, Education and Technology Lab). He also is a member of Local No... Read More →

Sunday May 1, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Paik Room

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