5th International Independent Videogames Festival in Berlin, April 20 to 22, 2016 – plus extra Family Day.

We’re still adjusting and adding things to the schedule, so keep checking it in the next days for updates!
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Stephan Schwingeler

Dr. phil. Stephan Schwingeler (*1979) is a curator, researcher and lecturer. Currently he is research associate at the ZKM | Museum for Contemporary Art. His first book deals with the topic of space in video games and is one of the first art historical publications in the field of Game Studies. His Ph.D. thesis and second book examines the practices and strategies of Game Art and artistic video game modification from the perspective of art history and media theory.
He was the scientific consultant of the Next Level Conference in Cologne and Dortmund. In the last couple of years he also was responsible for running the GameLab at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design.
Among other exhibitions and events he is responsible as a curator for the exhibition „ZKM_Gameplay" at the internationally renown ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe. ZKM_Gameplay features Game Art, Indie Games, Serious Games and other forms of experimental gameplay. His exhibition "Global Games" presents videogames as political media. Based on “Global Games” the Goethe-Institut, in cooperation with ZKM, is currently conceptualizing the upcoming exhibition "Politics and Games", which will be touring worldwide from autumn 2016.