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Theater/performance: Never Forgetti

a didactic live-gaming performance about dying women across video game history

Never Forgetti

lecture performance, 2018

multiplatform game,

soundtrack & strategy guide


Never Forgetti is a didactic live gaming lecture about the deaths of female video game characters and how their normative framing prevents them from developing agency to avert their fatal destiny. The performance investigates on power relationships between lecturer and audience to reflect on how models of subjugation are established in media and our current social realities. Taking on the persona of Jenny Vorfahrt, a mysterious character that exists both outside and inside the gaming realm, I provide attendees with showcase of gameplay and theoretical knowledge about life and death of popular heroines, as well as the symbolism of classical game design. In reality, however, Jenny is pursuing her own secretive agenda...

Info

Day: 2018-12-28
Start time: 17:30
Duration: 00:40
Room: Dijkstra
Track: Art & Culture
Language: en

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