Directors Note

The founder of A MAZE. and festival director Thorsten S. Wiedemann says:

“We are more than happy to announce that A MAZE. / Johannesburg is organized in partnership with the Digital Arts Department of the University of the Witwatersrand for a cycle of the next 4 years. This strong relationship between an academic institution and an international label guarantees sustainability and visibility world wide. In cooperation with Goethe Institut in Johannesburg and co-founded by the European Union in South Africa we are welcoming this year artists, game developers, forward thinkers, entrepreneurs, nerds and geeks from all over Africa and Europe to share their knowledge and visions about games, art and technology. A MAZE. / Johannesburg is a public festival of creativity and progressive culture and I like to invite all to join in the name of the team and the partners our playful revolution.”