< NIFFF Extended / New Worlds of Fantasy
Why Do We Play? Time to Think about That.
Contemporary Fantasy Literature
11.7, Passage 2, 14:00-15:00
Marc Atallah, Director of the Maison d'Ailleurs, will discuss the anthropological role of games through the lens of contemporary theories. He will also tackle the misunderstandings that have been casting a shadow on games since Antiquity. The conference will be followed by a public game of legendary arcade game SUPER SMASH BROS ULTIMATE. A unique, playful conference.
• Marc Atallah, Director of LA MAISON D’AILLEURS, Associate professor and researcher, UNIL, CH