The Playful Society Prototype

The Playful Society Prototype

Maybe you have heard us talk about the CounterPlay festival as a “prototype” of the playful society. I’d like to dive a little deeper into that idea, since it’s basically the most important reason for the festival to exist. It’s our BIG...
Playing with Power

Playing with Power

I am writing this post in response to the call issued by Mathias in his blog post, to “collect and share bits and pieces that demonstrate the power of play to play with power.” I agree that we live at an interesting moment, when it is worth considering whether and...
Play is Freedom

Play is Freedom

“It’s funny – a sad kind of funny – that we so often feel that we’re doing something wrong, something illegal, having fun like this, together, in the open. Which is probably why, when we get together, it’s so much more fun” – by Bernie DeKoven