Exhibitions+Conferences+Workshops

Kara Stone is available for speaking engagements and workshops. Please contact at kara.littlestone@gmail.com

 

Art Exhibitions:

Curator of Long Winter Arcade for Dames Making Games at AGO First Thursday, Toronto January 2nd 2014

Hand to Heart at Long Winter, Toronto, February 7th 2014

DIY Body at Feminist Art Conference (FAC) , Toronto, March 3rd-March 9th 2014

Medication Meditation at Challenging Ableism: Creating a Culture of Accessibility, Night of Art and Expression: Creating Disability Differently.Toronto, March 14th

Medication Meditation and Hand to Heart at Thinking|Feeling Conference and Art Show – Toronto, March 14th-20th 2014

Hand to Heart at Transgressing Media: The Critical Themes in Media Studies – New York City, April 5th-6th 2014

Medication Meditation at Different Games – New York City, April 11-12 2014

Sext Adventure at E-Poetry, Performance, Play conference. York University April 16th 2014

Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture at Carleton University, Interface 2014: Transmediating Culture, Part of the collection Practice Makes Patterns with Rekha Ramachandran and Julia Gingrich

Medication Meditation at Bit Bazaar Spring Fair, May 10th 2014

Part of the collection Practice Makes Patterns with Rekha Ramachandran and Julia Gingrich at Annual Conference of Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes. St. Catherines May 25-27th 2014

Polaroid Panic at TIFF Reel Comfort, July 21st + August 22nd 2014

Sext Adventure at Boston Festival of Indie Games. MIT.  September 13th 2014

Sext Adventure at IndieCade. Los Angeles, October 9-12th 2014.

Sext Adventure at World Play Fest. Toronto, November 9th 2014

Polaroid Panic screening and Q&A at TIFF Reel Comfort, Toronto, November 20th

Medication Meditation at Unhealthy, Badly: Remedies, Toronto, November 21st

Techno Tarot at Bit Bazaar, Toronto, December 6th 2014

Sext Adventure at No Coins curated by Christine Kim, Banff Centre Convergence, November to December 2014.

Sext Adventure at Vector Game Art Festival. Toronto, Feb 18- March 13th, 2015

Techno Tarot at Different Games, New York City, April 2-3rd 2015

Cyborg Goddess at Different Games Afterparty, New York City, April 2-3rd 2015

Cyclothymia and Techno Tarot at Bit Bazaar, Toronto May 9th

Sext Adventure and Medication Meditation at Two5Six, New York City, May 15-17th 2015

Cyborg Goddess at Histoire des problématiques de genre dans les jeux / History of Gender in Games, Montreal, June 26-27, 2015

Fairweather Fortunes at Princess of Arcade, Montreal. July 21st 2015

(un)done at Critical Hit Wearable Games showcase, Montreal, August 21 2015

Techno Tarot at Pixelle’s Teacade, Montreal, August 22 2015

Fairweather Fortunes at Feminist Art Conference, Toronto. September 13-27 2015

Cyclothymia at There Should Be Gardens at Inter/Access, Toronto. September 2-26 2015

Cyborg Goddess at Humorous > Disruptions Colloquium from Synoptique Journal of Film and Moving Images http://www.synoptique.ca/. Concordia University, Montreal, October 16th-17th

Techno Tarot at Hand Eye Society’s Society Ball at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, October 9th 2015

Little Pharm at Grow Op 2016, the Gladstone Hotel’s annual Landscape, Urbanism & Contemporary Art exhibition. Toronto April 21-24 2016

The Mystical Digital at Babycastles, showcasing Ritual of the Moon and other games. NYC, May 9-June 17 2016.

Live Among Ghosts at ReFig 2016, Montreal, October 27-30th 2016

Ritual of the Moon at New Toronto Works by Pleasure Dome at The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, November 3rd 2016

Ritual of the Moon, Feminist Art Conference, Toronto, January 9 to 21 2017

Live Among Ghosts with Haunts Collective, Feminist Art Conference, Toronto, January 9 to 21 2017

Humaning at Different Games Toronto 2017, May 31-June 3 2017

Games for No One at Muddied Waters: Decomposing the Anthropocene. Toronto, May 25-26, 2017

Conferences:

The Playsthetics of Experimental Digital Games panel moderated by Sanra Danilovic on –empyre soft_skinned_space March 3rd-31st 2014

Good Laugh, Bad Laugh, Ugly Laugh, My Laugh “Tig Notaro Live and Public Feelings” Department of Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, Western University London, Ontario – March 1-3 2012

(Re)Activating Objects “Naturally Crazy: Agency and Affect in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Girl, Interrupted” Department of Visual Culture, Western University, London, Ontario. March 1-3 2013

Co-Chair of Cross-Sections 2013 Politics of Play  Communication and Culture Graduate Student Association, York and Ryerson Universities, March 15, 2013

Pop Culture Association PCA/ACA, “Naturally Crazy: Agency and Affect in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Girl, Interrupted,” Washington D.C.  – March 27-30 2013

Terror and the Politics of the Abject  Department of Social and Political Thought, York UniversityToronto, Ontario – May 2-3 2013

Co-Chair of Thinking|Feeling  Communication and Culture Graduate Student Association, York and Ryerson Universities –  March 14-15  2014

Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture at Carleton University, Interface 2014: Transmediating Culture, Sext Adventure: Mediating Intimacy May 2-3rd 2014

Medication Meditation: Mental Illness and Videogames at Stage Select June 28th 2014

Cyborg Goddess part of AMC Arcade at Allied Media Conference, Detroit, June 2014

Affective Games: Mental Illness and Videogames at Boston Festival of Indie Games, September 13th 2014

Keynote at GAMERella: Boss Up game jam, TAG Lab Concordia University, Montreal, November 8-10th 2014

Panel at North Carolina State University, “The Gamergate Controversy: An Examination of Gender Concerns in Video Game Design, Culture, and Practices” The Rolf Buchdahl Symposium on Science, Technology, and Human Values:Celebrating 100 Years of Rolf Buchdahl’s Life and Legacy, April 10th 2015, North Carolina

Speaking on Digital Intimacy at Two5Six, May 17-19 2015, New York City

Fuck Games: Sex/uality and Game Design, History of Gender in Games Conference, Montreal. June 26-27 2015 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-jcBD1HT4c 

Feelings and Videogames at AlterConf Toronto, July 11th 2015

Queerness and Games Conference, “Writing and Selling Queer Bots: Sext Adventure Design Post Mortem,” UC Berkeley, October 17-18 2015

Hand Eye Society’s Wordplay 2015 committee member at large, Toronto Reference Library, November 7th 2015

Different Games, track chair for Affective Play. NYC, April 8-9th, 2016

Live Among Ghosts: Recycling Feminist Materials at The World in 2050: Creating/Imagining Just Climate Futures, Online Conference hosted by University of California at Santa Barbara, October 2016

Function Keys at Centre[3], Affective Play. Hamilton, Canada. November 11-13th 2016 http://functionkeys.ca/kara-stone/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HedFz5UHlQ

Ritual of the Moon at Queerness and Games Conference. USC, Los Angeles. April 1-2 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G6p8dAscTk

Muddied Waters: Decomposing the Anthropocene, “What Can Play? Post-Humanism and Videogames.” York University, Toronto. May 26 2017

Canadian Game Studies Association Annual Conference at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, What Can Play? Post-Humanism and Videogames. Ryerson University, Toronto. May 31 to June 2 2017

 

Workshops:

Twine workshop with Kaitlin Tremblay at E-Poetry, Performance, Play conference. York University April 16th 2014

Scratch Workshop at UrbanArts. 8-12 year olds. With Dames Making Games. 2014

Twine workshop for TIFF Reel Comfort at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, and St. Michael’s Hospital. July 2014

Full Motion Videogames using iV engine workshop with TIFF youth camp. July 23rd 2014

Scratch Workshop at Riverdale Immigrant Women’s Centre with Dames Making Games. August 15th 2014

Play Your Story at Rexdale Community Health Centre. August 2014.

Crafting Videogames workshop at A Handmade Assembly. Sackville New Brunswick, October 23-25th 2014

Twine workshop with TIFF Reel Comfort at Gilda’s Club. Toronto, October 29th 2014

TechnoCraft workshop at Intersections Conference, Thresholds, Toronto, March 13th 2015

Twine workshop at McMaster University, March 25th 2015 Hamilton

Indie Game Maker Workshop at HUB Ottawa, hosted by RedBrick Rooster Creative Strategy and Media. March 27th 2015

SELF CARE HOUR, at Different Games, April 2-3rd 2015 New York City

TechnoCraft Workshop, Maker Fest, Toronto. August 2 2015

Interactive Text Games using Twine Workshop at Pixelles, Montreal, November 2nd 2015

 

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