About larp in The Guardian

Last month we could see a very nice piece in The Guardian about larp called Beyond Dungeons and Dragons: can role play save the world? written by Tash Reith-Banks.

The article featured a bunch of larps such as the Jane Austen inspired Fortune & FelicityThe Quota which is centers around the refugee crisis and Halat Hisar which I have written about earlier.

“But can larps really be transformative? Andreas Lieberoth, associate professor of education at Aarhus University in Denmark, believes so. He says: “The more I study larp and the learning sciences together, the more I become convinced that larps can hold immense educational potential.”. And learning though role play is not a modern phenomenon, he stresses.”
Beyond Dungeons and Dragons: can role play save the world?

It also featured the larp Just a Little Lovin’ designed by Hanne Grasmo and Tor Kjetil Edland. I produced the second run which was held in Sweden 2012 and have helped out the two danish runs after that (2013 and 2015). During the last run in a also took photos and one of them was picked up by The Guardian for the article. I think the photo the chose really captures themes of the larp which centers around a gay community in the early 80’s New York that is hit by the aids crisis. A new run of the larp is set for june 2018 in Finland.

Simon and Carl - Photo: Petter Karlsson

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