Ever wanted to make an interactive toy or game but not known how? In this V&A workshop series starting October and ending in an exhibition of student projects at the V&A Late, you will learn everything you need to get off the ground in the world of basic game design.
One of Machines Room's fabulous Makers in Residence, Phoenix Perry, is a founder of Code Liberation, a US group who catalyzes the creation of digital games and creative technologies by women, nonbinary, femme and girl-identifying people to diversify STEAM fields. Founded in 2013, they have reached around 2,500 women and are now starting a UK chapter. Watch this film to find out more.
The Workshops take place at the V&A, Goldsmiths College and Machine Room on the following dates
Friday 7 October, 18.00 – 21.00, V&A
Friday 14 October, 18.00 – 21.00, V&A
Saturday 29 October, 12.00 – 15.00, Lab Session: Goldsmiths College, Ben Pimlott Building, Goldsmiths Digital Studio
Friday 4 November, 18.00 – 21.00, V&A
Friday 11 November, 18.00 – 21.00, V&A
Saturday 19 November, 12.00 – 16.00, Machines Room, 45 Vyner Street, Hackney
Spaces are limited on an application process and all successful applicants will be notified by 30 September. If you are interested in joining, meeting other creatives, having fun and creating a game, then get in touch via the link below:
These workshops are open to women, nonbinary, femme, and girl-identifying people from all walks of life.