A discussion focusing on cultural representation within videogames that extends beyond western-centric readings and tropes, specifically looking at Muslim representation in games compared to other medium.
Who’s doing this right? Why are these experiences meaningful, and for whom? Can we learn from media forms outside of the games space such as comics, TV and film?
Click below to watch via YouTube from 1pm Thu 18 Mar:
- Shaf Choudry, co-founder of The Riz Test, a project to measure the portrayal of Muslims in Film and TV.
- Dr Romana Ramzan, producer for No Code Studio the team behind BAFTA winning Observation and the critically acclaimed work Stories Untold.
- Anisa Sanusi, Video Games UI/UX Designer for Roll 7 and founder of Limit Break Mentorship.
- Umar Ditta, comic book author and writer for Closed Hands
The event will be pre recorded.