2024 Tampere Books Talks

The Solmukohta 2024 Book: Liminal Encounters – Kaisa Kangas

In this talk, the editor-in-chief of this year’s Solmukohta book, Liminal Encounters: Evolving Discourse in Nordic and Nordic-inspired Larp. In this talk, she tells you why you should read the book.

Kaisa Kangas is the editor-in-chief of this year’s Solmukohta book, Liminal Encounters, and the 2016 book Larp Politics. Currently, she is writing a non-fiction book about larp for a general audience. Kaisa is also a larp creator with nearly 30 years of experience. She is most known for the larps Halat hisar and Seaside Prison. Kaisa is presently working together with the Amos Rex art museum in Helsinki to create the larp Hyvät museovieraat (Dear Museum Visitors) that will be run in May. She is also the artistic producer of the upcoming Immersion Larp Festival that will be held in Turku in August. She holds a PhD in mathematics and a MA in East Asian Studies.

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