SUBOTRON is the game-culture initiative at Vienna’s MuseumsQuartier. Since 2005, this group has also established the arcademy, a lecture series with key figures from the field of European game studies that deals with scientific, artistic, educational, and sociopolitical themes. The series Pro games supports the local game-developer scene through talks, panels, and workshops with international experts and has established formats such as live pitches, studio tours, and post mortems of Austrian games. These events provide a networking opportunity for creatives from other sectors and encourage interdisciplinary exchange. At PLAY AUSTRIA, the Austrian game scene’s first trade fair organzized by SUBOTRON, more than 60 exhibitors showed over 3,000 visitors their games, prototypes, activities, etc. in September 2017. Founder Jogi Neufeld curates games contents for cultural institutions and international festivals. He teaches at universities and other educational facilities. Neufeld works as creative lead for games projects.
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