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Towns of Cardboardia — places in world where you can try new faces.
People like trying. And like change faces and try new personalities as well. In Towns of Cardboardia you can not only put a real catrdboard mask, but you can try new life for a week or two, become new personage temporary or may be for ever if you will like you new condition. Easy steps — you need passport of Cardboardia, then build cardboardhouse and open you own buisness… or may be you just want do nothing? — Stay in Cardboardtown to search for yourself.. May be you want to make Parade in Glory of Cardboardia Ruler (Tyran) — this will be more traditional Masquerade.
We are building towns from cardboard where people can live for week or two.
“Cardboardia ‘towns’ are temporary, collaboratively built towns manifested in Russia, Finland, Germany and other places. Cardboardia is, in essence, a role playing community, where guests can create a new identity while contributing to the growth of the town, using cardboard as their expressive and artistic medium. Every town created under the Cardboardia title is a place where people can reinvent themselves — where, for a short time, everyone can leave behind their daily worries through new ways of self-expression. Cardboardia brings together all people of all ages and backgrounds in a conflict free environment. All the participants have the equal significance and room for self expression.”
(Black Rock Arts Foundation, www.blackrockarts.org)
In the past three years, we have built eight Cardboard Towns. Each had its own unique theme and was attended by 500 to 70,000 visitors. CardboardTown is event can be from one to 2 weeks long.
In 2009, we began our international campaign with “Pahvistan”, a Cardboard…
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