Work

Play

Each experimental game, experience, or installation begins with a question. Click on any project to learn more.

Common
Common
Closer
Closer
Burst
Burst
Auscult
Auscult
Dream Room
Dream Room
Other Hands
Other Hands

Getting Weird

Projects related to experimental creative expression in Canada

Wyrd Arts Initiatives
Wyrd Arts Initiatives
Weird Canada
Weird Canada
Drone Day
Drone Day
How To
How To
Ideas
Ideas
portfolio item
Wyrd Distro





Keynotes

  • The Spaces Between Us: Designing for Play
    Goethe-Institut - Game Science Centre, Berlin, Germany, 2018
  • New Media Art and Designing Experiences with Play
    Inter Arts Matrix 10 Year Anniversary - Kitchener, Canada 2018
  • Building DIY Music Communities
    2015 CHUO Annual - Ottawa, Canada, 2015
  • Weird Loops: Bridges to Nowhere
    Somewhere There Creative Festival - Toronto, Canada, 2015
  • Building Platforms For the Empowerment of Communities - NCRC 2014 Keynote
    National Campus & Community Radio Conference - Victoria, Canada, 2014

Workshops

  • A Kind of Play
    Johannesburg, South Africa, 2017
  • A Kind of Play
    Berlin, Germany, 2017
  • A Kind of Play
    Dundee, Scotland, 2018
  • A Kind of Play
    Krakow, Poland, 2019

Talks

  • Experience Design at A MAZE.
    A MAZE. Berlin - Berlin, Germany, 2018
  • Follow Me! An Intro to Experimental Play
    Manaus, Brazil, 2018
  • Seeds not Swords: A Hero’s Journey
    Femisphere - Berlin, Germany, 2017
  • Learning OF
    OpenFrameworks - Berlin, Germany, 2017
  • YOU CAN DO THIS! A DIY Guide to Making Strange Play Experiences
    Nordic Game Jam - Copenhagen, Denmark, 2017
  • The Front End of Game Design
    UP.front - Berlin, Germany, 2017
  • Getting Closer: Games for you
    Plan B - Kharkiv, Ukraine, 2016
  • Journey Into Games
    Incubate Festival - Tilburg, Netherlands, 2016
  • How To! Experimental play
    Codemotion - Berlin, Germany, 2016
  • The Making of Closer
    ąrţgąm€$ - Berlin, Germany, 2016
  • What I Learned From Weirdos, Cheaters, and Other Miscreants
    Talk & Play - Berlin, Germany, 2016
  • Wyrd Guide to DIY Music in Canada
    , OBEY Convention - Halifax, Canada, 2015
  • Why Canada Needs Weird
    Lawnya Vawnya Music Festival - St. John’s, Canada, 2014
  • The Open Business: Fear, Vulnerability, and Profit$ in the Open World
    Halifax Pop Explosion - Halifax, Canada, 2013
  • Building Communities Through Accessibility
    Halifax Pop Explosion - Halifax, Canada, 2013

Panels

  • Empowering Artists Through Technology
    Sled Island Music Festival - Calgary, Canada, 2015
  • Community Building and Partnerships
    EPYC Initiatives - Kitchener, Canada, 2015
  • Are We All Digital Sharecroppers Now?
    Pop Montréal - Montréal, Canada, 2014
  • Where’s the Cultural Press?
    Arboretum Music Festival - Ottawa, Canada, 2014