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Locating Play and Politics: Real World Games & Activism

  title={Locating Play and Politics: Real World Games \& Activism},
  author={Mary Flanagan},
This paper explores locative media projects involving play and games, and their potential to act as a tool for empowerment, community building, and cultural change. Locative media, as a genre of projects and as a set of tools and technologies, often offers playful scenarios or actual games with which to explore spaces, particularly the space of the city. What contemporary media artists attempt—to create novel experiences in the space of the urban environment—involves mapping, psychogeography… 

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