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Friday, July 23 • 15:00 - 16:00
Staging Play: Videogames and Theater

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In this panel, Sophia Donderer (Studio Fizbin) and Leoni Voegelin (VERAVOEGELIN) will explore and discuss video games and participatory theater production. Using gameplay from Minute of Islands and Futopolis, the two artists will discuss the differences and commonalities between the two art forms. They will be joined by Friedrich Kirschner (HfS Ernst Busch) and Joscha Neumann (Komische Oper Berlin).

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Joscha Neumann (DE)

Komische Oper Berlin
Joscha Neumann works as a project manager at Komische Oper Berlin where he is in charge of “Spielräume!” - a project dedicated to explore the possibilities for theater and opera within the digital world.Previous to that he organized conferences and other events on the subject... Read More →
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Friedrich Kirschner (DE)

HfS Ernst Busch
Friedrich Kirschner is a theatre director and software developer. He uses game structures and technology for participatory performances and interactive installations. He is currently Professor for digital media at the University of Performing Arts Ernst Busch in Berlin, where he is... Read More →

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Leoni Voegelin (DE)

VERAVOEGELIN is a collaboration between Leoni Voegelin (she/her) and Anna Vera Kelle. Since 2019 they develop projects at the threshold of theater, games and digital media. They build experimental simulations of complex systems that enable speculative research on the agency of human... Read More →
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Sophia Donderer

Studio Fizbin
Sophia (she/her) is a game designer with a passion for story-driven games. Therefore, she joined Studio Fizbin some years ago and has been working on the narrative puzzle-platformer "Minute of Islands" as lead game designer.

Friday July 23, 2021 15:00 - 16:00 CEST