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Friday, April 12 • 11:00 - 12:00
Jörg Friedrich & Vit Sisler: Contested Memories: Revisiting Historical Traumas in Videogames

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Jörg Friedrich is the cofounder of Paintbucket Games, currently working on Through the Darkest of Times.

Vít Šisler is part of the team behind Attentat 1942 (winner of Most Amazing Game Award 2018) and its upcoming sequel, Svoboda 1945.

Both games deal with delicate historical moments. During the course of this session, the two artists will present their projects, compare approaches, and discuss the role of authenticity in their work.

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Jörg Friedrich (DE)

Jörg Friedrich is a game developer from Berlin, where he develops “Through the Darkest of Times”, a game abaout a civilian resistance group in Third Reich Berlin.He has been developing games for more than 15 years and worked on titles like “Spec Ops: The Line”, “Drakensang... Read More →
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Vít Šisler (CZ)

Vít Šisler is a lead game designer of the award-winning game Attentat 1942. He is also an Assistant Professor of New Media Studies at Charles University, where he focuses on video games and digital media.

Friday April 12, 2019 11:00 - 12:00 CEST
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