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Playable Fashion is a free teen program, in partnership with Global Kids.  The program explores the intersections between Fashion, Technology and Gaming: 

  • Game Design: The digital tools, concepts and methodologies needed to design a good video game.
  • Fashion: How to design, fabricate/sew your own wearable game controller, that corresponds with your digital game.
  • Technology: How to build your own circuits and soft switches/sensors.

FREE After-School Program - February-June 2014

Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-6PM @ EYEBEAM

No previous knowledge/experience necessary!  Come to learn and have fun!

Learn from the experts: Eyebeam Teaching Fellows Kaho Abe and Ramsey Nasser with Global Kids' Juan Rubio

Free snacks! Free MetroCard!

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Weekend Workshops in all 5 NYC Boroughs! Eyebeam held five 2-day workshops in January 2014 on Playable Fashion taught by Kaho Abe and Ramsey Nasser & other professional game designers.  Teens hacked a digital game and created a wearable game controller glove! Check out some photos of student projects on Facebook 

Workshops were held in

  • BROOKLYN @ Pixel Academy
  • STATEN ISLAND @ McKee High School
  • QUEENS @ NY Hall of Science
  • MANHATTAN @ Eyebeam
  • BRONX @ Bronx Museum

Check out this video about Playable Fashion from New Learning Times!

Questions? Email Erica Kermani at erica@eyebeam.org.

Playable Fashion is made possible by generous funding from the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund in the New York Community Trust and Digital Ready. Digital Ready is a partnership between the NYC Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Readiness and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.

 

 

 

 

And by the support and energy of our partners!