Project

04 Mar Apply to Artsy Games Incubator: Animation Edition

The Artsy Games Incubator: Animation Edition is a 6-week game making workshop for animators! The program is focused on artists with animation backgrounds who are interested in the creative possibilities of videogames, but who have little to no experience with programming or game making software....

Read More

11 Feb Torontrons at the Art Gallery of Ontario

As this Toronto Star article reports, our iconic indie arcade cabinets are now available for free play to the public in the AGO's Community Gallery as a part of an exhibit called AGO: Artsy Games Organizing. It also features infographics showing the world-wide spread of the...

Read More

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,...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More