72 Hour Interactions

📢 A world championship of gameful architecture 👟 Witten, 2014 🏠 Urbane Künste Ruhr 🐯 with 72 Hour Urban Action directors Kerem Halbrecht and Gilly Karjevsky, Invisible Playground members Jennifer Aksu, Anna Hentschel 🔗 website
Participants celebrating together at the end of the competition

Following an open call, 5 mixed teams of international and local crafts-people, artists and game designers competed to design and realize gameful architecture proejcts for public spaces in just 72 hours.

The extreme sport competition was accompanied by an extensive public program of live playtesting, talks and games.

One of the teams playtesting an unfinished playful installation
A discussion with local residents next to one of the teams' installations
Jumping across one of the teams' installations

Check out this in-depth multimedia report by WDR for a very good impression, as well as the project website.