Off the Page: Chapter Two

13 April Off The Page Chapter Two

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Explore the overlap between literature and games

As the boundaries between art forms blur, how do games and literature interact? How are the fictional worlds of our favourite novels and plays represented in games and what do games bring to the written word in return?

Come along to hear talks about videogame adaptations of literature, interactive digital biographical works and game poetry.

11.00 Doors open
11.15 Welcome
11.20 Opening keynote: Emily Short
11.45 Talk: Thryn Henderson
12.00 Talk: Lisa Gee and Michael Kowalski
12.15 Talk: Mata Haggis-Burridge
12.30 Talk: Becky Leigh
12.45 Break/Play Litcraft 
13.15 Talk: Adam Dixon
13.30 Talk: Abigail Parry
13.45 Talk: Jon Stone and Kirsten Irving
14.00 Talk: Paul Fricker
14.15 Talk: Emma Reay
14.30 Talk: Liam de Valmency and Bogdan Vera
14.45 Break/ Play Litcraft 
15.15 Talk: James Wilson and James Older
15.30 Talk: Sita Brand
15.45 Talk: Marianne Tostivint
16.00 Closing Keynote and MissionMaker Macbeth launch announcement: Andrew Burn
16.25 Final remarks and thanks
16.30 Finish

In partnership with Game Rats and part of the London Games Festival Fringe.

Image: from narrative game Fragments of Him by Sassybot


Name: Off the Page: Chapter Two
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546