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iON Kingston - Interactive Digital Media Exhibition & Presentation

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Isabel Bader Center for the Performing Arts

Art & Media Lab and Screening Room

390 King Street West

Kingston, ON K7L 2X4

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This October, Interactive Ontario's iON series returns to Kingston with a special exhibition of interactive digital media works including virtual reality, augmented reality, video games and more.

The exhibition will be followed by a short presentation on developing your project into a company and using technology for inclusivity by Henry Faber, Founder of Bento Box Projects and Co-Founder of Gamma Space Collaborative Studio. The presentation will be livestreamed for those who can’t attend the session in-person.


Schedule:

6:00pm: Doors Open & Exhibition Begins (Art & Media Lab)
7:15pm: Presentation (Screening Room)
8:00pm: Networking Reception & Exhibition Continues (Art & Media Lab)


Location:

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
Art & Media Lab and Screening
Room
390 King Street West, Kingston, ON

(paid parking in the Isabel Bader parking lot and overflow just west of the entrance on King Street)


About Henry Faber:

Henry Faber is a consultant focused on fostering creative, inclusive, collaborative communities of artists.

As founder of award-winning agency Bento Box Projects, Faber has over 20 years of experience in design and product execution for clients in the film, TV and entertainment industries, turning great ideas into successful businesses. He has programmed and curated content for international games festival IndieCade; the video game arts fair Bit Bazaar; and the VRcade (2014) and Panelscapes (2015) exhibitions, working with collaborators in comics, games and visual art. In 2015, he co-founded, New Tropics, helping to develop accessible content and technology with a host of cross-disciplinary artists. In 2016 he exhibited New Tropics’ collaboration with artist collective FriendsWithYou and co-curated the POP VR summer series at TIFF.

In 2011, Faber co-founded Gamma Space Collaborative Studio, a not-for-profit coworking and event space for independent artists working in screen-based media. He has worked with dozens of video game studios and small teams, producing several titles released on Steam (Fate Tectonics), iOS (LongStory), PlayStation (LOUD on Planet X), and Nintendo (Graceful Explosion Machine, Light Fingers) platforms.

As the current president of TMAC (Toronto Media Arts Centre), Faber is currently working hands-on with Toronto’s media arts community to develop an accessible hub at the intersection of arts, technology and public engagement.


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Art & Media Lab and Screening Room

390 King Street West

Kingston, ON K7L 2X4

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