AMES CAH Seminar- Awa Money/Our Money: Playing with Local Currency and Sustainability in Rural Japan

February 14, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sharon Hayashi

A collaborative brainstorming exercise for the development of a board game dealing with local currency and alternative economies.
Sharon Hayashi is Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies in the Department of Cinema and Media Arts at York University, Toronto. Hayashi's recent work has focused on visualizing and archiving spatial practices of artistic and social collectives in Tokyo. Her current research projects include the digital mapping archive project Mapping Tokyo Olympics 3.0: The Politics of Demolition and Displacement, and the collaborative gaming project Eco-tour: Local Currency, Community, and Sustainability in Rural Japan.
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