$35 for Weekend Pass for ALL TALKS / WORKSHOPS / BANDS / ARCADE
Exploring innovation in interactive media and human interaction, the collective Babycastles will host a weekend summit on interactive and immersive arcade game design, in collaboration with Keita Takahashi, game designer at Katamari Damacy in Japan. Including workshops, lectures, interactive environments, and parties, the Babycastles Summit brings together leaders in independent arcades to explore new possibilities in how to engage, alter, and expand social structures.
a new arcade by:
KEITA TAKAHASHI ✌ IVAN SAFRIN ✌ KAHO ABE ✌ TERROR PIGEON DANCE REVOLT
with help from
NYU GAME CENTER
CITE Game Innovation Lab
Inspired by Keita’s kid-friendly play-scape designs and Anna Anthropy’s book, “Rise of the Videogame Zinesters: How Freaks, Normals, Amateurs, Artists, Dreamers, Drop-outs, Queers, Housewives, and People Like You Are Taking Back an Art Form”, …
Babycastles will be building four video game play-scapes designed by Keita Takahashi In association with Kaho Abe, Neil Fridd and Ivan Safrin. They will be on display and available for play throughout the summit at the Museum of Art and Design in 2 Columbus Circle.
The Babycastles summit is a three-day series of talks, panels, bands, hands-on workshops and custom video game installations designed by Keita Takahashi , game designer of Japan’s Katamari Damacy. The summit will be hosted by the Museum of Art and Design from August 24th through the 26th as part of the “Fun Fellowship”.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24TH Open 6PM – 1AM
Keynote Talk at 7PM:
Keita Takahashi (Katamari Damacy) & Frank Lantz (NYU Game Center)
Party & Performances from 8:30PM – 1AM
Happy New Year
7th Floor Arcade
Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt
yoseph y la zilla
Cheeky Dirty LA (DJ Set)
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25TH Open 12PM – 1AM
Talks, Workshops, Panels from 1PM – 8PM
Japanese Shmups and the Ascension of a Bodhisattva
Participatory Games Workshop
How To Babycastles
Physical Intimacy in Larps
Performance Machines in Game Space
The Bill Murray of Video Games
Designing Games for Public Spaces
Party and Performances from 8PM – 1AM
Peggy Wang DJ Set (The Pains of Being Pure at Heart)
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25TH Open 12PM – 10PM
Talks, Workshops, Panels from 1PM – 6PM
Music in Video Games
Making Things No One Asked For In The Games Industry
Why Did You Make Your First Game?
Party and Performances from 5:30PM – 10PM
FULL CALENDAR & DETAILS -> http://babycastles.com/
ALL BANDS EVENTS: ALL AGES
$10 at the door show for BANDS AND ARCADE only!!!
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