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Publisher Note

Any game can at any time wholly run away with the players. The contrast between play and seriousness is always fluid.
(Johan Huizinga, Homo Ludens)

Are we working or are we playing? There are many forms of play. There is solitary play and social play. Most of us artists work alone and decide, in our studio, the rules of play for our work each time. Social play is always back and forth; there’s an alternation of roles. How can we artist makes a play bow – like dogs do – and invite the audience to play?

In the globalized and highly professionalized art world the distinction between work and play is increasingly unclear. For artists, the distinction between work and play has always been blurry. This was not an issue until we all experienced that the art world is a perfect sort of R&D department for capitalism, and we the artists are the perfect work force for economic exploitation. What can we do about it?

Artists’ Periodical

Fucking Good Art #31 – It’s Play Time

by Rob Hamelijnck, Nienke Terpsma

Publisher
Release Place Netherlands
Release Date 2014
Credits
Designer: Nienke Terpsma
Identifiers
ISBN-13: 978-90-817756-2-5
Work  
Topics Game Theory, Games
Language English, French
Dimensions 11.0 × 18.0 cm
Pages 160

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