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A MAZE. Berlin 2018

A MAZE. established in 2008 is an international label in the field of independent and alternative games, playful media and games culture. Interdisciplinary, game-centered events and productions transcending media channels and cultures are the signature feature of A MAZE. Our portfolio includes the production of festivals, exhibitions, conferences, workshops, game showcases, game jams, artist in residence programmes and a magazine.

A MAZE. / Berlin is an unique and cultural investigating international platform for games and playful media that invites professionals and creatives from various fields to exchange their knowledge and visions, presenting their projects, playing, making contacts to collaborate on future projects.
A MAZE. / Berlin represents games beyond the mainstream and celebrates the art-form and not the product.

From the 25th to the 29th of April 2018 A MAZE. / Berlin invites general public visitors and professionals to explore the best new independent videogames, virtual reality experiences and playful media projects. In public exhibitions visitors will discover the 25 nominees for the A MAZE. Awards, and many more engaging with with new technologies and ways of digital storytelling.

The accompanying two day conference program presents a space for interested publics to join artists, game developers and academics in a conversation on new trends in digital media and independent videogames. For the second time the festival will feature a whole track of talks, discussion rounds and workshops concerned with experimental, artistic and critical approaches towards virtual reality. We call it the Other Realities Track. Cutting edge creators will highlight the platform’s possibilities outside of the context of business ventures.

New: This edition we will add an additional track for sound design, music in games and audio-visual programming with game engines. Follow all talks on Voice Republic.

The award, now in its 6th year, presents now a total of 7.000€ in prizes to game developers at the A MAZE. Awards Ceremony, which is one of the main events of the A MAZE. Festival. 25 games each year are nominated by a selection committee of professionals of the games industry. The games are then adjudicated by an international independent jury for a number of award categories. The winner of the top award, “Most Amazing Game”, is typically granted a cash prize of 3000€ and the infamous pink trophy.

Awards categories include:

Most Amazing Game Award
Human Human Machine Award
Long Feature Award
Digital Moment Award
Collider Award
Audience Award

Award ceremony will take place on Friday April 27, 2018.

A MAZE. Berlin

April 25th / 29th

Urban Spree

http://a-maze.net



Dualis (Cren/Akte One): Pop-Up Exhibition + Book Release

Urban Spree Galerie presents “Dualis”, a duo pop-up exhibition by Berlin-based artists Cren and AkteOne. The event also marks also the release of their self-titled book “Dualis” with signed copies for sale.

The vernissage will be on Friday, January 19th 2018, from 18:00 to 23:00 with Dejoe on the turntables and a special Virtual Reality experience related to their room project at The Haus.

Vernissage: Friday 19.01.2018 // 18:00-23:00

Exhibition: Saturday 20.01 and Sunday 21.01 // 13:00-18:00

 



A MAZE. / Berlin 2017 Festival Opening

/ opening / exhibition / music /

Entrance:
18:00 – 00:00

(free entrance for festival ticket holder, pick up at designated area)

A MAZE. / Berlin 2017
6th International Independent Games and Playful Media Festival
April 26 to 29, 2017

A MAZE. / Berlin brings together international independent game developers, digital creatives and game enthusiast in Berlin. A MAZE. / Berlin is also a public festival with an mind-blowing music lineup, an hand selected exhibition of experimental independent videogames, virtual reality experiences and interactive installations.

Opening speech by Thorsten S. Wiedemann, director of A MAZE.

Music performances by:

Sos’s Various Artists Red Firetruck, PL
Flashback Future Disco Helsinki, FI
Rocky B., IL
Silkersoft, DE
NSDOS, FR
Demoscene Time Machine, UK (tbc)

The public exhibition consists out of over 60 digital exhibits including the Special A MAZE. Showcase, The Brain – VR installation, Pop Up Games, Open Screens, More VR selection and the 25 nominees and 10 Honorable Mentions of the A MAZE. Awards 2017!

A MAZE. / Berlin is funded by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and part of International Games Week Berlin.

For more infos about program and ticketing: www.amaze-berlin.de

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Amazing X-M4rk3t Vol. 002

After last year’s success, the AMAZING X-M4RK3T returns to Urban Spree for a second edition on Sunday, December 4th, 2016.

The AMAZING X-M4RK3T is a Christmas market for the digital age with workshops, geek vendors, VR exhibition, music & food.

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Powered by Europe’s premier indie video games festival AMAZE., the market is a place where you can warm your cold hands on hot circuits and blowing GPU fans, where you find mysterious objects from the depth of NET and other fabricated paraphernalia of connected madness: 3d-printed characters, home-brewed experimental videogames, DIY synths, 4 dimensional board games, digital toys, robots, hacked software on worn out USB sticks, collections of love songs for your cyberboyfriend, wearables, implants, postcards from VR, magazines, tiny pieces of paper with unknown URLs, fanzines, comics, illustrations, paintings, books, clothes and food.

 

//Workshops

-12:00 Projection Mapping with the Raspberry Pi.

Info and registration here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfLo4fyHOd8GMgxvnpz4023BhwpMTX4lh2IFPI2v1owmzs42w/viewform?c=0&w=1

14:00 DIY synth making with LeafAudio .

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Info and registration here: http://leaf-audio.com/workshop/108_diy-synth-workshop_berlin/en/menu_id:57

 

//Vendors

Numode Custom Lego Building Sets

-YAIR KIRA 3D printed christmas goodies on spot

-Fab Lab Berlin

-Laser cut jewelry creations by Marika Graczyk

Ozobots

-@aaartgames presents: Spektrum Crush Zine and Virtual Afterlife Performance Project

Tetratetris

BerlinGameScene

Exploding Shed DIY synth kits

-3D printed necklaces by Clit-O

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//Videogame and Virtual Reality Exhibition

Curated experiences- A MAZE. style

 

//Music

15:00 Live: piano performance by Liburn Jupolli

Liburn Jupolli is an Albanian musician from Kosovo. From the age of 12 he began to compose and to study music theory and composition taking private lessons in parallel with piano studies. Finished primary and high school of music in piano studies and 2 years of composition with prof. Zeqiria Ballata at the University of Prishtina. Since 2004 he has written music for theater, film,animation, visual and conceptual productions in the Balkans, and has written works for instrumentalists and ensembles from Kosovo and abroad. He also works on design and remodeling of new instruments, and since 2010 he finished in 5 original instruments. Continued studies in composition in Paris at the “Jacques Ibert” Conservatory in the class of Stéphane de Gérando and electroacoustic composition at the CRR de Paris in the class of Denis Dufour. Currently he is in Master studies at CRI-Centre de Recherche Interdiciplinaire in Paris. 

-DJ set by Basco

 

//Food

-Audio cooking performance by The Singing Kitchen at 12:30

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-Fresh waffles

 

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Date: Sunday December 4, 2016,
Time: 12:00-20:00
Location: Urban Spree, Revaler Str. 99, Friedrichshain, Berlin
Entrance fee: 3 Euro (Kids under 6 for free)



Amazing X-M4rk3t Vol. 002

After last year’s success, the AMAZING X-M4RK3T returns to Urban Spree for a second edition on Sunday, December 4th, 2016.

The AMAZING X-M4RK3T is a Christmas market for the digital age with workshops, geek vendors, VR exhibition, music & food.

14910294_10154692055077258_6618181614255604346_n

Powered by Europe’s premier indie video games festival AMAZE., the market is a place where you can warm your cold hands on hot circuits and blowing GPU fans, where you find mysterious objects from the depth of NET and other fabricated paraphernalia of connected madness: 3d-printed characters, home-brewed experimental videogames, DIY synths, 4 dimensional board games, digital toys, robots, hacked software on worn out USB sticks, collections of love songs for your cyberboyfriend, wearables, implants, postcards from VR, magazines, tiny pieces of paper with unknown URLs, fanzines, comics, illustrations, paintings, books, clothes and food.

//Workshops

-12:00 Projection Mapping with the Raspberry Pi. 

Info and registration here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfLo4fyHOd8GMgxvnpz4023BhwpMTX4lh2IFPI2v1owmzs42w/viewform?c=0&w=1

14:00 DIY synth making with LeafAudio .

leaf-audio-4262

Info and registration here: http://leaf-audio.com/workshop/108_diy-synth-workshop_berlin/en/menu_id:57

//Vendors

Numode Custom Lego Building Sets

-YAIR KIRA 3D printed christmas goodies on spot

-Fab Lab Berlin

-Laser cut jewelry creations by Marika Graczyk

Ozobots

-@aaartgames presents: Spektrum Crush Zine and Virtual Afterlife Performance Project

Tetratetris

BerlinGameScene

Exploding Shed DIY synth kits

-3D printed necklaces by Clit-O

lego-turntables-dj-setup-2

//Videogame and Virtual Reality Exhibition

Curated experiences- A MAZE. style

//Music

15:00 Live: piano performance by Liburn Jupolli

Liburn Jupolli is an Albanian musician from Kosovo. From the age of 12 he began to compose and to study music theory and composition taking private lessons in parallel with piano studies. Finished primary and high school of music in piano studies and 2 years of composition with prof. Zeqiria Ballata at the University of Prishtina. Since 2004 he has written music for theater, film,animation, visual and conceptual productions in the Balkans, and has written works for instrumentalists and ensembles from Kosovo and abroad. He also works on design and remodeling of new instruments, and since 2010 he finished in 5 original instruments. Continued studies in composition in Paris at the “Jacques Ibert” Conservatory in the class of Stéphane de Gérando and electroacoustic composition at the CRR de Paris in the class of Denis Dufour. Currently he is in Master studies at CRI-Centre de Recherche Interdiciplinaire in Paris. 

-DJ set by Basco

//Food

-Audio cooking performance by The Singing Kitchen at 12:30

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-Fresh waffles

Date: Sunday December 4, 2016,
Time: 12:00-20:00
Location: Urban Spree, Revaler Str. 99, Friedrichshain, Berlin
Entrance fee: 3 Euro (Kids under 6 for free)

 

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A MAZE. / Berlin 2016 – 5th International Independent Videogames Festival

 

From April 20th to April 23rd, A MAZE. / Berlin brings together international independent game developers, digital creatives and game enthusiast in Berlin. A MAZE. / Berlin is also a public festival with an mind-blowing music lineup, an hand selected exhibition of videogames, virtual reality experiences and interactive installations. On 23/04, A MAZE. is specifically designed as a general public and family day with a reduced entry ticket and access to all the video games of the exhibition.

 

A MAZE. / Berlin is an unique and cultural investigating international platform for games and playful media that invites professionals and creatives from various fields to exchange their knowledge and visions, presenting their projects, playing, making contacts to collaborate on future projects.

A MAZE. / Berlin represents independent and alternative games and celebrates the art-form and not the product.

You can expect three days of inspiration, skill, celebration and play. Talks and workshops give you insights and help your craft evolve, while exhibitions and game showcases give plenty of opportunity to play and enjoy your favorite art form. We are also proud to award the 5th International A MAZE. Awards.

Thorsten S. Wiedemann, Director and Founder of A MAZE. says:

“A MAZE. / Berlin turns 5! Thanks to all those who help to push the boundaries and make experimental games more alive, discussed, financed and accessible around the world. Nothing would have happened without your hard work and the will to express your ideals towards what you love: good games and more diversity in them. In order to embrace your ideals for game creation, A MAZE.’s task is to become even more international, diverse and political than any festival ever before. So don’t miss out and check out the first speakers.”

Award submission and ticketing: www.amaze-berlin.de

A MAZE. / Berlin is organized and curated by A MAZE., funded by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and part of the framework “International Games Week Berlin” and in cooperation with Quo Vadis. Create. Game. Business conference in Berlin.

Links:
www.a-maze.net
www.medienboard.de
www.gamesweekberlin.com
www.qvconf.com

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