Hubbub has gone into hibernation.

Monthly Archives: May 2010

Join us for playful meanderings through Leidsche Rijn this saturday

I’ve always found neigh­bor­hoods under con­struc­tion curi­ous places. There is a strange ten­sion between the place as planned and the place as exe­cut­ed and sub­se­quent­ly lived in. Lei­d­sche Rijn is a new neigh­bor­hood being built in Utrecht (which is my home­town and also where Hubbub’s stu­dio is locat­ed). When it is fin­ished in 2025 it […]

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Upcoming lecture on pervasive games at CIID

Final­ly, I get to lec­ture at my favorite inter­ac­tion design insti­tute, the CIID. If you’re in the Copen­hagen area, do come along. Here’s the descrip­tion: It seems that the brave new play­ful world promised by per­­va­­sive/ur­ban/lo­ca­­tive/al­ter­­nate-real­i­­ty games mavens of the past decade hasn’t real­ly mate­ri­al­ized. Gam­ing hasn’t left the liv­ing room much, it still most­ly […]

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Making cultural events more playful

These are sketch­es from a pre­sen­ta­tion that I deliv­ered a while back to a room full of orga­niz­ers of cul­tur­al events and cre­ative agen­cies from Utrecht. This was the cul­mi­na­tion of a study com­mis­sioned by the city of Utrecht, in which we looked at ways of adding play­ful ele­ments to the pro­grams of some of […]

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You’ll find us at Kunstgras 2010

On Wednes­day 2 June you’ll find me at Kun­st­gras 2010; an event where cre­ative entre­pre­neurs from the Utrecht area and beyond meet and exchange ideas. The We Love Cre­atief Utrecht book, which includes an inter­view myself, will be pre­sent­ed there as well. (Many thanks to Karel Mil­lenaar of Fource­Labs for mak­ing that hap­pen.) It’s not often that […]

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