Department of Play

Project Added: August 19, 2021
Project Point of Contact: hello@deptofplay.com
Group of various ages playing and building with cardboard boxes

Boxtopia, Codman Square, Boston, June 2015. Courtesy of Department of Play.

Arts-and Intersections:

Planning

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Location:

Boston, Massachusetts

Region:

Northeast

Genre/Discipline:

Community arts

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Foundations:

Project Website:

http://deptofplay.com

OVERVIEW

Department of Play creates temporary play zones in public spaces. Participants envision alternative futures, share experiences, and collaboratively create artifacts. It seeks to frame the city as a malleable, ongoing construction that any resident can experiment with and impact.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Department of Play creates temporary play zones in public spaces. Participants envision alternative futures, share experiences, and collaboratively create artifacts. It seeks to frame the city as a malleable, ongoing construction that any resident can experiment with and impact.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.