Keynote Speaker 2021
Tamara “Tammy” Duplantis is a Louisiana-born game developer, computational media artist, experimental musician, and teacher of the arts. Under the name Tambalaya, she crafts unique games and music out of glitchy Game Boy cartridges and hand-me-down toy Casios. Her multiplayer musical improvisation game Atchafalaya Arcade has travelled across the world, planting strange and beautiful pixel dreams in every place it takes root. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Computational Media at the University of California, Santa Cruz.