2018

Samson Romero

My name is Samson Romero, I am a social worker and the outreach and community development manager with Toronto Gaymers. I have been organizing the group for the last nine years. Since it’s early inception Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Shel Kahn

What’s So Great About the Counter-Collaborative Mechanics of the Games “Microscope” and “A Quiet Year” Shel Kahn illustrates for, playtests, writes and educates in tabletop RPGs, videogames, comics and fiction. She has worked with the Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Dane Swan

Is this where we tell our stories? A former remedial English student in High School, Dane Swan has had 4 books published. Including, A Mingus Lullaby which was a finalist for the 2017 Trillium Book Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Tosca Teran

BIO-SONIFICATIONS: NON-HUMAN COLLABORATIONS Tosca Teran, aka Nanotopia, is a Toronto based multidisciplinary artist. Born in San Francisco, California, Tosca relocated to Canada in 2001. Working with metals, computer coding, and animation since the mid-eighties, Tosca Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Sofie Mikhaylova

Queering Electronic Music: How To Make Yourself Heard Sofie Mikhaylova is a Toronto-based multi-platform maker and thinker. She is the creator of Biblioteka Records, an independent record label releasing instrumental electronic music from around the Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Kate Welsh

Unpacking Ableism – DIY access Kate Welsh is a queer disabled community activist, feminist artist and educator. She has been honored to witness this journey with Co-la as Creative Director. She is passionate about social Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Alex Leitch

Make A Game In 15 Minutes This is a one-hour workshop on how to develop collaboration with new people, during which participants work together to put on a gnomic game, where they make up the Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Behind the Dust

Taking control of the narrative as racialized and Muslimah women mediamakers This is Worldtown is a digital hub featuring the first person expression of women of colour, globally, across storytelling mediums. We are a redemptive, Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Meagan Byrne

iNdigital: How imagineNATIVE is Going to Create Space for Indigenous Digital Media Artists Meagan Byrne is a Métis new media artist and game designer born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. She has been creating digital Read more…

By Izzie, ago
2018

Justin Wiebe

Decolonizing Data and Digital Tech Justin Wiebe is Michif (Métis) from Saskatoon in Treaty 6 and Métis Territory, and currently lives in Toronto in territories covered by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant. Read more…

By Izzie, ago