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URBANISTA | Move Your Body

Linda’s latest Urbanista column has just been published on Arts Hub. In it she asks “Can our city streets be designed and used for new forms of urban play?” Through some Australian examples, she reveals that artists and digital content developers are working with new technologies to get us outside, active and networked in interactive urban installations and locative games. Perhaps there are opportunities for recreation planners, health promoters, artists and digital content developers to work together to reinscribe the streets for play.

Read the article online at:
http://www.artshub.com.au/au/news.asp?sId=170955&catId=0

Artists, however, have been working with locative games for many years. Since writing that article we discovered a start up UK business called LocoMatrix, based in Brighton, which specialises in GPS gaming and using mobile phone as an outdoor gaming console:
http://www.locomatrix.com/

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