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08 Feb Game Curious Photos and Recap

[The Hand Eye Society has received multi-year funding to expand our Game Curious game literacy program with partner support provided by Art Starts and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.  We are currently researching neighbourhood site options for our next cycle, which will be in the fall,...

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08 Oct Calling All Journos! Your Society Needs You!

Excited about reporting on Toronto's game culture? Want to tell stories related to the community, got opinions on the scene? Whether you're a writer or photographer, videographer or VJ, the Hand Eye Society has need of your documenting skills. We have a couple of projects...

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26 Sep Know a Game Curious Person?

We have a new Hand Eye Society program called Game Curious? that starts on October 5th, a week Saturday. It's a free weekly discussion/play group of the untapped art of videogames for people who don’t necessarily identify as “gamers”. We're super-excited about it but we've been...

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06 Sep Volunteer Ops, Gamercamp Submission Deadline 5 Days Away

Game Curious? is our 6-week program exploring the untapped art of video games, for people who don’t necessarily identify as “gamers”. If you have game consoles or laptops you can loan to the program, please drop sagan@handeyesociety.com a line! WordPlay, our Festival of Writerly Games, is looking...

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15 Aug Announcing WordPlay: A New Writerly Games Festival

Taking place Saturday, Nov. 16th from 12-5pm at the Toronto Reference Library, WordPlay will be a free one-day festival to celebrate the most interesting writerly games. It'll feature: A showcase of local and international videogames and boardgames with a word or strong writing component. A panel with game/book...

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06 May Love Comics & Games?

Then you've already salivated over the post with the amazing games being showcased at TCAF this weekend. (We still need some volunteers for that, by the way -- drop Kaitlin a line to find out more!) And probably you've already RSVPed to the art show opening...

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03 Jan Music + Games = Awesome

Last year we were struck by the amount of games being made in Toronto where music played an integral part. We've been able to find some great partners --  Toronto Arts Council and the Long Winter Series -- to showcase some of them! Toronto Long Winter is...

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12 Sep Volunteers Wanted: Torontrons On The Move!

After a long stint at the Toronto Underground Cinema (RIP) the Torontrons (the original, Highroller, and Twinstick) are emerging out into the world to offer free play of homegrown Toronto games to different audiences. Over the next few months our indie arcade cabinets are going to...

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