Friday, April 5th. Pazo da Cultura – Auditorium. 10 am.
Talk: “Neither Muses nor Second-Class: The Women Who Created the Video Game Industry”. With Isabel Cano.
Personal tour and tribute to the women who constitute and have been part of the video game development industry. In addition, different representations of games will be analyzed and reflections will be raised about the importance of having references, what initiatives towards a change have emerged, and what we can contribute to make the work of our colleagues more visible.
UX designer and illustrator. She is currently a professor of videogame development, multimedia design and robotics in a school. She coordinates the Girls Make Games workshops in Spain and actively collaborates with FemDevs. As a part of her PhD about teaching Art History to primary school students she researches the influence of the 20th century artistic avant-gardes in videogames. Creator of videoludic plastic projects such as “From the screen to the canvas: a pictorial look at video games”, “Pixel to life” and “Painting Japan Square”. She has collaborated in press such as Xenogames, Start, ZehnGames and Nivel Oculto.