03/23/2016 IAS faculty member micha cárdenas led a workshop on game design based on her project Redshift and Portalmetal at SUNY Buffalo's Techné Institute on Monday, March 21, 2016. Additionally, cárdenas spoke in SUNY Buffalo PLASMA series. She discussed her on going arts-based research into safety technologies for trans people of color and about her approach to interactive media design pedagogy. Performances, Lectures, and Screenings in Media Art (PLASMA) is a speakers series presented by the Department of Media Study and co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Department of Theater and Dance, the UB Technē Institute, and the UB Gender Institute. The series is open to the public and focuses on contemporary practices and discourses in media art and culture. This year the series included Shelley Jackson, micha cárdenas, Susanna Paasonen, Ian Bogost, Tony Conrad, among others. Photo by võ thiên việt.