After her studies of German literature, computer science and history, Mela Kocher wrote her dissertation on the topic of aesthetics and narratology in video games (“Follow the Pixel Rabbit!” 2007). Her post-doc research stays include the University of San Diego, California, and the Mobile Life Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. There she followed up on her research on pervasive games and participatory transmedia storytelling. For several years she has been working at the Zurich University of the Arts as senior researcher, teaching in the Master’s program of the Game Design specialization and working on R&D projects, mainly in the area of serious and applied (urban ) games.
1. February 2019
11:30 - 12:00