Hartmut Koenitz

Associate Professor at Södertörn University

You can listen to Hartmut and Mirjam‘s talks
“Understanding Interactive Digital Narrative – how to overcome outdated concepts and create meaningful narrative experiences for the 21st centuryon Saturday, 27th of May at 13.00 in Donnerska Huset and their talk
When the hive mind goes to town with multi method analysis: MMA jams for deep understanding of games.” on Sunday, 27th of May at 14.00 in Rosa Huset.

Hartmut Koenitz is an Associate Professor at Södertörn University in Sweden, a visiting researcher at the University of Amsterdam, and a visiting research fellow at Trinity College Dublin. His latest book “Understanding Interactive Digital Narratives” was published by Routledge in April 2023. His research is concerned with the theory, practice, education, and societal impact of interactive narratives and games, and he has published over 70 scholarly publications on these topics, including the co-edited volume Interactive Digital Narrative – history, theory and practice (Routledge 2015). Koenitz is the chair of the EU COST Action 18230 INDCOR (Interactive Narrative Design for Complexity Representations – https://indcor.eu) and the president of ARDIN, the Association for Research in Digital Interactive Narratives (https://ardin.online) which runs the International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS). He is also a visual artist, and his works have been shown in Atlanta, Paris, Istanbul, Seoul, Copenhagen, and Porto.