ONLINE I Gamers from the South: Other Futures

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

ONLINE I Gamers from the South: Other Futures

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

The 2084 program invites you to participate in the discussion “Gamers from the South: Other Futures”.

In this conversation, which is part of our 2084 Imagined Futures program (aimed at activating our capacity to aspire), we will explore the idea of “literacy in the future” through video games.

The authors of three video games produced in the class “Design and production of video games” at the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism (FADU) of the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) in Argentina will dialogue with allies from Colombia, the United States, and Argentina.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. New York (EDT)
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Colombia
18:30 hs – 20:00 hs Argentina

Online event – Zoom (direct link: )


Organized by the Observatory on Latin America (OLA/The New School) and Dirección de Programas Internacionales (DPI FADU UBA)

PROGRAM Introduction:
Juan Manuel Gonzalez, Professor, Researcher, The New School, United States
Margarita Gutman, Emeritus Professor, Director, OLA The New School, United States; Director DPI FADU UBA, Argentina
Alejandro Iparraguirre, Professor, Design and production of video games, FADU UBA, Argentina

Presentation from the the video games’ authors:
Metamorfosis: Kevin Bellen, Mel Mir, Mariano Montiveros, Josefina Selvanovich
Save the Future: Nicolás Lucione, Nazarena Lilen Herrera, Maria Jose Montaño, Silvio Vasquez, Sol Romero Fernando
Uma and Yaku: Lorena Abrodos, Erica González, Dario Martín, Roy Rojas, Paula López

In conversation with:
Elvira “Bibi” Fernández, Professor, former Dean, Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Design, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Eliana Martínez Herrera, Professor, School of Public Health, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Enrique Rodríguez Caporali, Professor, Director CIES, Center for Afrodiasporic Studies, Universidad de Icesi, Cali, Colombia

*This webinar will be held via Zoom and will be in Spanish.