Walkshopping On this day, we set out to explore the idea of walking as a tactic for turning urban space to other uses. “Just as language limits what can be said, architecture limits where one can walk, but the walker
Introduction to League and the Elm Park field house by Germaine Koh in the Kerrisdale Playbook, March 2013.
Walking. We might take it for granted, but it is one of the ways in which individuals know, shape, and give meaning to places. Walking is an everyday tactic that bends the city toward unplanned ends (Michel de Certeau). It’s
League regular Bruce Emmett brought some of his International Baccalaureate art students to the field house to workshop some games. In their class they have been developing games as an exploration of creative procedure, dubbing the exercise “Little League”. We
For Family Literacy Day we thought to develop games related to signs and signals. We began by talking about specialized languages of symbols (signs or images that have meaning by convention) such as hobo signs. We started discussing possible procedures
Where: Elm Park, Vancouver-Kerrisdale When: Sunday 8 September 2013, 10am-5pm Cost: Free. Spectators are welcome to bring a lawn chair or blanket Solve for n The n Games is an innovative tournament for teams from different backgrounds. It asks:
Vancouver Is Awesome Locally based artist Germaine Koh introduces League to promote collaboration and problem solving through play. POSTED January 24, 2013 BY Court Overgaauw “Remember being a kid and turning the games you loved on their head by introducing
This month’s League play date celebrates Family Literacy Day with games related to signs and signals. The challenge could be to develop an updated set of hobo signs. It could be to play a game whose rules are unspoken, or
Some TED talks on questions of play, games, improvisation, iteration, and innovation. Stuart Brown: Play is more than fun “A pioneer in research on play, Dr. Stuart Brown says humor, games, roughhousing, flirtation and fantasy are more than just fun.
Going in circles The end of the year seemed to beg for a cyclical theme. We tried out three different games. Cyclada Germaine had been thinking about a game (1) in which the playing field would change shape, and (2)