Thorsten S. Wiedemann is founder and director of A MAZE.. He produces and curates under this international label festivals, exhibitions and workshops on the intersection of games, games culture, digital arts and playful media. With “A MAZE. / Berlin” and “A MAZE. / Johannesburg” he created two annual international festivals to present independent games culture and playful media. He generates new controversial formats (e.g. A MAZE. Magazine, A MAZE. Pop-ups) and gives room for experimentation, collaboration and exchange. Thorsten established since 2012 the A MAZE. Awards, which goes to unique and artistic games in six categories. His focus is on the interdisciplinary and diverse discourse about the medium of the 21. century and in filling the gaps between playful media, art and technology. He also spend during his Disconnected performance 48hrs in virtual reality! Currently he lives and works in Berlin.
Producers and CEOs of the IndieCade, Los Angeles and Paris festivals; A.Maze, Berlin and Johannesburg; BitSumit of Tokyo; Geneva International Film Festival (GIFF) in Geneva; Nordic Games of Sweden and VR Days of the Netherlands present the curatorial focuses and business opportunities of their events and tell what type of Brazilian content they are looking […]