The Shape of Play

Do you feel free to play?

Commissioned for Boston by JArts and curated and produced by Now + There, The Shape of Play, was a new public art installation by artist Sari Carel, that invited us to reflect on the connections between play and the universal search for freedom. The Shape of Play invited people from across Boston to come, play, question, and explore what freedom means now and what it may look like in the future. The piece was on view through October 31 of 2020.


The Shape of Play: Conversation with Artist Sari Carel
WHAT makes you feel free to play?
Meet artist Sari Carel, and hear her vision behind The Shape of Play, in conversation with project curator Leah Triplett Harrington.
The Shape of Play Official Trailer
Do you feel free to play?
Watch the official trailer for The Shape of Play.
The Shape of Play: The Civic Perspective How do physical built environments of cities factors into play and freedom? Listen to journalist Renee Loth in conversation with Boston’s Chief of Arts and Culture, Kara Elliot Ortega, activist and founder of the Cross Cultural Collaborative, Tiffany Cogell, landscape architect Sara Brunelle, and Design Museum Boston Executive Director Sam Aquillano as they explore this.



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