About the Programme
Trust in Play supports emerging professionals in the field of urban game design, mentoring them to build a sustainable practice and playfully exploring new relationships of trust in cities.
The school will offer three branches, one in Amsterdam, one in Athens and a Nomadic branch for trainees in other european cities and is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
Apply now to become part of the first group of 18 trainees taking part in the school, discover more about the school’s International Training Week in October 2019 in Athens and become involved in the community around Trust in Play!
Are you interested in taking on a major role in the design of urban games and playful experiences in the near future? Are you a recent graduate or emerging cultural practitioner in game & interaction design, urban planning & architecture, activism, art or a related field?
Become a trainee of Trust in Play! As a trainee, you will
- join the international training week in Athens in Oct 2019 (travel expenses covered)
- receive local and e-training by experts in urban game design, urban planning & cultural organisation as part of one of the three branches of the school (Amsterdam, Athens, and Nomadic)
- create your own urban game in a small team with, mentorship, production & development support over the course of 1 year
The Trust in Play school year kicks off with a 5-day intensive training event in Athens, which includes master classes from partner experts on key issues related to methodology, artistic and community approaches, game design and development tools, financing, production, business management and promotion for the urban games creation sector.
Participating in Trust in Play – European School of Urban Game Design is free of charge.
Trust in Play assists and promotes the skills, work and creative opportunities of urban artists and urban game designers, bringing them into the next phase of professional maturity and creating a positive effect on social cohesion and the reduction of mistrust in European Cities, through inclusive playful art and urban games.