Queer Spaces in Games

City Events, tis 31 jul 13:00–15:00

Queer Spaces in Games

How do we create queer spaces in the gaming world? Is playing games different if you have a body outside of the norm?

Sverok and DICE invites all Europride-goers and gaming enthusiast to an event to analyse the situation for LGTBQ-people in games and gaming. Knowledgeable developers, gamers and acitivists will discuss what problems there are and how the industry can best develop.

How do we create queer spaces in the gaming world? Is playing games different if you have a body outside of the norm?

Sverok and DICE invites all Europride-goers and gaming enthusiast to an event to analyse the situation for LGTBQ-people in games and gaming. Knowledgeable developers, gamers and acitivists will discuss what problems there are and how the industry can best develop.

On facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/287917805285711/

**Program**

The event will begin with a talk by web developer and freelance gaming journalist Maria Sjöberg, discussing digital games from the perspective of a queer developer and gamer.

The talk will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Linnea Risinger, discussing how we can create and take care of queer spaces in games and gaming.

13:00 - Keynote: “Queer bodies - gaming experiences outside the norm”

With: Maria Sjöberg

13:40 - Panel discussion: “How to create queer space in games”

Panelists: Anna Jenelius, Maria Sjöberg, Chris Jonasson

Moderator: Linnea Risinger

**Pre-registration**

All visitors to DICE have to register beforhand and sign standard non-disclosure agreements. In order to participate you must register using the form below, at the latest by july 26th (26/7). You register here: https://ebas.sverok.se/registrations/add/65

Your email adress adress will be used to send a confirmation email, with an opportunity to change your registration. Your name will be sent by Sverok to DICE so that they can prepare visitor passes for all participants.


Datum/tid: tis 31 jul 13:00–15:00
Språk: Engelska
Typ/kategori: Informativa > Föreläsning/utbildning/information
Arrangör: QueerNördarna
Plats: DICE
Södermalmsallen 36
Pris: Gratis / Free
Tillgänglighet:

DICE: Lokalen är tillgänglig för de flesta handdrivna rullstolar, men har en 10cm hög tröskel som kan vara ett hinder för vissa modeller och eldrivna stolar. Under eventet kommer mikrofoner och högtalare att användas, men det finns ingen hörslinga

Station/hållplats: Medborgarplatsen
Läs mer: https://ebas.sverok.se/registrations/add/65