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Colleen MacklinAssociate Professor of Media DesignThe New School

Colleen Macklin is a game designer, a Professor in the school of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons School of Design and founder and co-director of PETLab (Prototyping Education and Technology Lab), a lab that develops games for experimental learning and social engagement. PETLab projects include disaster preparedness games and sports with the Red Cross, the urban activist game Re:Activism and the physical/fiscal sport Budgetball. PETLab has also published game design curricula for the Boys and Girls Club. She is a member of the game design collective Local No. 12, best known for their social card game, The Metagame. She was a Director’s Fellow at the MIT Media Lab, where she collaborated on a series of games with students and faulty, including a social card game about the human microbiome called Microcultures. She is also co-author of the book Games, Design and Play. Her work has been shown at Come Out and Play, The Whitney Museum for American Art and Creative Time.

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