Hello! I’m Christy Dena!

Christy Dena (she/they, pronunciation Dee-na) is a writer-designer-director of multi-artform and interactive projects. She has worked on installations, Apps, live games, tabletop, ARGs, VR, films, theatre, and TV shows. Her interactive fiction projects have won an AWGIE and WA Premier’s Prize, among other awards, and her work has been exhibited in Experiments New Media Arts Biennial, Babycastles, PopUp Playground and QUT’s Science & Technology Centre. Christy has worked with clients such as NoMimes/Cisco, Nokia, ABC, Bangarra Dance Company, Guildhouse, Cementa, Australia Council for the Arts, Wieden+Kennedy, and more. Christy has spoken at events around the world, including Transmedia Hollywood (LA), Power to the Pixel, London Film Festival (London), International Women in Digital Media Summit (CAN), Game Developers Conference (San Francisco), Whistler Film Festival (British Columbia), and more. Christy designs and runs international and interdisciplinary labs for creatives, including Forward/Story, Crafting Intangibles, Telematic Studio, Transmedia Victoria, and the Extended Experiences Lab. Christy has written for Cordite Literary Review, The Conversation, RealTime, ABC, among others. Christy is currently part-time Professor of Cross-Media and Interactive Narratives at the Norwegian Film School. Christy creates on/with unceded Boonwurrung Country.

Christy at a table with a lot of index cards
Older photo of Christy in Costa Rica, with a flowery dress on, hair back in a ponytail, sitting on a green couch looking over index cards, designing the events for her co-run lab Forward/Story.

 

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