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Saturday, November 12 • 10:00 - 11:00
Gaming the System: Transforming Indian Games LIMITED

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What would it take to create a fundamentally disruptive and relevant laboratory and paradigm for the development of commercial games in India? The answers might surprise you! Since we believe that real equity in Indian content can only surface from a fundamental restructuring of the game studio paradigm in India. Lets envision a future for the Indian industry that breaks from a western stereotype for the creation and distribution of games. 

Join Padmini Ray Murray (a game-thinker and teacher) and Avinash Kumar (the director of Antariksha Sanchar, from Quicksand GamesLab), two outsiders to the gaming industry in India, and hear about their experiences in creating games that are as culturally relevant as anything else created so far. 

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Avinash Kumar

Founder, Quicksand Design
Avinash is a design strategist, researcher and artist-performer, and co-founder of three of India’s well-known creative endeavours - Quicksand, a innovation and strategic consulting firm, BLOT!, the country’s premiere audiovisual collective, and UnBox Festival, an interdisciplinary arts platform. With an inclination towards building entrepreneurial projects, Avinash has been exploring design processes and cooperation within the arts... Read More →
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Dr. Padmini Ray Murray

Academian, Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Dr Padmini Ray Murray teaches digital humanities at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology and enjoys talking about, writing about and working on and around games. Padmini worked as narrative designer and producer of the game prototype, Meghdoot (2013) in partnership with Quicksand Gameslab, which was exhibited at the Unbox Festival, Gamecity Nottingham and at the Alchemy Festival at the Southbank Centre in... Read More →


Saturday November 12, 2016 10:00 - 11:00
Hall No 2 HICC, Hi-tec City, Hyderabad

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