talks & workshops

coming up:

confirmed: Playing with Grief, CounterPlay, Aarhus, April 2019

confirmed: Playing with Grief, Aalto University, Helsinki, April 2019


The pain of loss in game design, Overkill Festival Enschede, November 2018

Trauer spielen: Zur Darstellung von Intimität und Verlusterfahrung im Videospiel, Universität Potsdam, November 2018

Intimate Games: A Design Conversation, Northeastern University, Boston, October 2018

The Undie Game, Showcase at Different Games Arcade, Polytechnic Institute Worcester, October 2018

Radical Game Design Workshop, PLAY Hamburg, November 2018

The pain of loss in game design, PainGame Berlin, January 2018

GaMe Metaphorical Design Workshop, less Adorno more play Kassel, Oktober 2017

Grief-Based Game Design, Gotland Game Conference, May 2017.

Vulvas on the Tablet, Gotland Game Conference, May 2017

Know Your Worth: The Money Panel, A.Maze Berlin, April 2017

Vulvas on the Tablet, Screening Pleasure Lecture Series, University of Vienna, April 2017

Three challenges of designing for grief, GDC Indie Summit San Francisco, February 2017

Challenging the Industry in 20 Slides, GDC Advocacy Microtalks San Francisco, March 2017

Casual Empire, Guest Lecture at University Copenhagen, December 2016

Therapy in Games, GLS Madison, Wisconsin, August 2016 (panel)

Rated R for Raunchy: Finding the Sexy in AAA Games, Lyst Summit, June 2016

Black Skin, White Guns: Becoming Coloniser in RE5, Philosophy of Computer Games Conference Berlin, October 2015

Let’s Get Personal, design workshop at Lyst Summit, June 2015

Cunt Touch This – über Intimität, Lust und spielbaren Vaginalhumor, Subotron Arcademy Vienna, May 2015 (German)

Inviting Grief Into Games, DiGRA Lüneburg, May 2015

Social Justice Warriors for a better Gaming Culture, workshop A.MAZE Berlin, April 2015

Intimate Games: Intentions, Potentials, and Limitations of Playable Pornography, Pixelporno 0.2 Linz, March 2015 (German)

Making Games Against Success, CEGC Vienna, January 2015

From Loss and Grief to Game Design, CHI Conference Toronto, October 2014

Dis-Playing Loss, FROG Conference Vienna, September 2013

Performing Race in Patapon, CONference 2.0 Brno, October 2013