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Bio

CINDY POREMBA (C.V.) is a digital media researcher, gamemaker and curator. She is a Professor of Game Design in the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design at Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

Cindy completed a PhD in interdisciplinary Humanities at Concordia University in Montreal, where she worked in association with the Centre for Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG). As an  FQRSC Postdoctoral Fellow, she researched infrastructure for documentary videogames, at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Ryerson University. She holds an MASc in Interactive Arts from Simon Fraser University, as well as a BA from the University of Waterloo in Rhetoric & Professional Writing. Cindy is a former faculty member in Simon Fraser University’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), who has presented internationally at both conferences and invited lectures. Her work has been published in journals such as Eludamos, Loading and Games & Culture, as well as edited collections and magazines. She also organizes non-traditional exhibitions as an independent curator, including Joue le jeu/Play Along, XYZ: Alternative Voices in Game Design, and “new arcade” events as a member of the Kokoromi game art collective.