Are people afraid of play?

Yesterday, I received a question about the use of the words “play” and “playfulness”, which reminds me of some concerns I’ve been struggling with myself: I was wondering if you have any (bad) experience in using the word play and...
Playful, global citizens

Playful, global citizens

I’ve talked about it before, but this time I’ve actually done something about it: I’ve sent an application for a PhD-project at Aarhus University. Now I’ll just have to wait for a couple of months before I get the verdict. If it doesn’t...
A lack of continuity?

A lack of continuity?

The first edition of CounterPlay is over, and while there’s definitely lots to change & improve, I’m generally extremely happy about the way it turned out (read more about it here). Now it feels like I’m in a big hole. After #CounterPlay14,...
My playful dreams with games

My playful dreams with games

Attending conferences aimed at the game industry is always fun, but also usually reminds me, that I probably need to clarify my relation to games. It’s not that I personally mind my eclectic approach, working in several directions at once, it’s just that I...