XOXO 2019

An experimental festival for independent artists who live and work online.
September 5–8, 2019
Revolution Hall
Portland, Oregon
Saturday — Sunday

Conference

Two days of stories from artists and creators using the internet to maintain their independence, and the challenges that come with it.

Hosted by

Helen Zaltzman (The Allusionist / Answer Me This!)

& Hrishikesh Hirway (Song Exploder / West Wing Weekly)

Thursday — Sunday

Festival

We’ve invited the people behind our favorite projects for four days of play, performances, and parties around Portland.

Friday and Saturday

Arcade

Play the best upcoming indie videogames with their creators in our popup arcade.

Mossmouth & Friends

UFO 50

Love Conquers All Games

Get in the Car, Loser!

Mossmouth / BlitWorks

Spelunky 2

Beau Blyth

Samurai Gunn 2

CatBean Games

Calico

Moonlight Kids

The Wild at Heart

Die Gute Fabrik

Mutazione

Bumblebear Games

Killer Queen Black

Pillow Fight Games / SmallBü Animation

Later Alligator

Chevy Ray Johnston

Ikenfell

Friday and Saturday

Tabletop

Play some of the best of the indie card, board, and RPG game scene with their designers.

Unruly Designs

Rosenstrasse

Resonym

Mechanica

Wolfgang Warsch / Alex Hague / Justin Vickers

Wavelength

Jeri Ellsworth

Tilt Five

Asmadi Games

1001 Odysseys

Friday

Video

Screenings of some of our favorite video projects with creator Q&As.

Estelle Caswell

Earworm

Matthew A. Cherry

Hair Love

Evan Puschak

The Nerdwriter

Hallease Narvaez

Say It Loud

Lindsay and Alex Small-Butera

Smallbu Surprise Project

Brian David Gilbert

Unraveled

Saturday

Story

A night of live podcasts and storytelling.

Miel Bredouw & Demi Adejuyigbe

Punch Up the Jam

Helen Zaltzman

The Allusionist

Andrew Ti & Tawny Newsome

Yo! Is This Racist?

Sarah Marshall & Michael Hobbes

You’re Wrong About...

Registration

We distribute our passes through a lottery. Want to attend? Here’s how:

  • Fill out a short survey before Thursday, May 23 (12pm PT / 3pm ET)
  • We’ll begin distributing passes through our lottery on Tuesday, May 28. If you’re selected, you’ll be notified via email.
  • If selected, you’ll have 48 hours to purchase.

Questions? Learn more about how our registration works.

Conference + Festival

$500

Festival Only

$250

Subsidized

Free

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