RE: Activism Atlanta

Come race through the streets and the past of Atlanta as you work with your team to complete challenges that reveal the hidden history of activism and civil rights in the city!

Re:Activism Atlanta is a location-based urban game that maps the history of activism onto the streets where it happened. Players reenact and re-create the actions that once took place in sites such as Piedmont Park, City Hall, and secret underground spots in the heart of downtown. Discover the drama of events from over 100 years ago through playful reenactment and never look at the city in the same way again.

Re:Activism is a non-linear race where teams move between real world historic sites, completing challenges with varying degrees of difficulty. Mobile phones are used to communicate with the players and to document their activities.

The game is three hours from start to finish, rain or shine. It starts and finishes at MODA. We recommend that participants wear comfortable clothing and bring weather-appropriate Re:Activism has been played in New York City [masked]), Beijing (2008), Minneapolis/St. Paul (2009), and Philadelphia, PA (2011). Re:Activism Atlanta was made possible by Museum of Design Atlanta.

Developed by PETLab: Colleen Macklin with Adam Rafinski and Ben Pincus

Special thanks to Timothy Crimmins, Celia Pearce, John Sharp, and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

gear. The game is appropriate for players as young as 12 (with adult accompaniment).

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