'A MAZE. Interact 2012'Various Artists at Various venues around Johannesburg
Johannesburg is about to be taken over by the most unique art festival in history.
'A MAZE. Interact 2012' is the first international Games & Media Art Festival to be held in Johannesburg and plans to take over spaces across the city centre from Tuesday, 28th August until Sunday, 2nd September, taking art and multi-media expression to the public in a way that this country has never see before.
The goal of the 'A MAZE. Interact Festival' in Johannesburg is to create an evolving platform for African and European media artists and game developers. Basically, the festival creates / opens up a playground for everyone who wants to experience the Human-Human-Machine interaction. 'A MAZE. Interact' provides a six day program with lectures, panels, screenings, arcade, interactive installations, street games, workshops, concerts, performances and parties.
With over 38 international and local artists, speakers and musicians showcasing their craft, the festival aims at bringing games, music, movies and art to the public in a dynamic, interactive and fun-filled 6-day event. It is the first time in South African art history that so many artists and creatives come together to showcase their work through the various mediums.
Since its inception in 2008, 'A MAZE.' Has been successfully celebrating the convergence of game and art across Europe, with the HQ being based in Berlin.
In partnership with Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg.
Check for all details: www.amaze-interact.co.za
28 August - 02 September