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“For the fifth year A MAZE. is welcoming african and international independent game developers, artists, forward thinkers, vr designers and digital activists in Johannesburg to exchange tools, skills and ideas in the fields of independent games and playful media. This year we like to create positive chaos!" --- Thorsten S. Wiedemann, founder and director of A MAZE.

A MAZE. / Johannesburg is also a public event. Open arcade with the best selection of amazing independent videogames and alternative games with weird controllers. We bring together what belongs together. Games, music and people. 

A MAZE. / Johannesburg is an annual evolving platform for african and international playful media artists. Also a playground for everyone who wants to experience the magic of the Human-Human-Machine interaction.

A MAZE. provides an intensive 3-day program with talks, workshops, panels, hypertalks, screenings, artistic games, VR experiences, playful installations, concerts, av performances and party in the heart of Johannesburg, Braamfontein. 

Since A MAZE. is the first festival of that kind in Africa we have the responsibility to create a platform that grows from inside to secure the longterm goals like a national funding systems, more and effective international collaborations between universities, institutions, cultural agencies, studios and creatives

Thanks due the funding by the City of Johannesburg we’re also able to create one A MAZE. Pop up in Soweto. 

More infomations on www.amaze-johannesburg.co.za

A MAZE. / Johannesburg is part of Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, curated and organized by A MAZE.

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Thursday, September 1 • 16:00 - 18:00
LSDJ Basics with Kenobit - How to make music with a Game Boy‏ LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

A workshop to learn how to make music with a Nintendo Game Boy (or with a Game Boy emulator). The lesson will cover the basic capabilities of the console, the basics of the LSDJ tracker and all that's necessary to start exploring the world of 8 bit music on real hardware.

You'll need:-
1 laptop with a Game Boy emulator (Visualboy Advance is free and is available for PC/Linux/Mac)
- 1 LSDJ rom (purchasable here: http://www.littlesounddj.com/lsd/). The rom is donationware. The demo version lacks some of the features explained in the workshop- headphones

The workshop is geared towards beginners and it does not require a deep knowledge of music theory.


Thursday September 1, 2016 16:00 - 18:00 SAST
The Digital Innovation Zone (DIZ), 3rd Floor 111 Smit Street

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