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[[File:Katri defeated evil queen.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Katri as the defeated evil queen of Albión in 2008.]]
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[[File:Katri kuvaa.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Katri filming Valve. Photo: Tuomas Puikkonen]]
 
 
'''Katri Lassila''' is a Finnish photography and film artist working in Aalto University as a doctoral candidate. Lassila has been designing and organising larps since 1998. In 2011 she designed larp for the Finnish Science Centre Heureka (with Emilia Karppinen and Mikko Meriläinen) and in 2012 for the contemporary art festival Ihme-päivät (with Juhana Pettersson and Antti Kanner). She's the co-creator of the adventurous romanticist (also called adventure romantic) playing style together with Laura Kalli, and has introduced such concepts as the rule of the greater drama, and fisherman's wife character. Lassila has emphasized the importance of larp documentation and documented her games extensively in video and still photography from the early 2000's onwards.
 
'''Katri Lassila''' is a Finnish photography and film artist working in Aalto University as a doctoral candidate. Lassila has been designing and organising larps since 1998. In 2011 she designed larp for the Finnish Science Centre Heureka (with Emilia Karppinen and Mikko Meriläinen) and in 2012 for the contemporary art festival Ihme-päivät (with Juhana Pettersson and Antti Kanner). She's the co-creator of the adventurous romanticist (also called adventure romantic) playing style together with Laura Kalli, and has introduced such concepts as the rule of the greater drama, and fisherman's wife character. Lassila has emphasized the importance of larp documentation and documented her games extensively in video and still photography from the early 2000's onwards.
[[File:Katrijapresidentti kuva vesa lepistö.jpg|thumb|Katri in her character welcoming the president of Finland Tarja Halonen to the City of the Future. Photo: Vesa Lepistö / Heureka]]
 
 
=Creations=
 
=Creations=
== Early Larps ==
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==Early Larps==
* [[Wanderer 3]] 1998
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* [[Kaksivirtain kartano I]] 1999
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*[[Wanderer 3]] 1998
* [[Kaksivirtain Kartano II]] 2000
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*[[Kaksivirtain kartano I]] 1999
* [[Kaksivirtain Kartano III]] 2001
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*[[Kaksivirtain Kartano II]] 2000
* [[Helsingin Camarilla]] (narrator) 2002–2005
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*[[Kaksivirtain Kartano III]] 2001
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*[[Helsingin Camarilla]] (narrator) 2002–2005
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==Adventurous Romanticist Larps==
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*[[Imperiumin viholliset]] 2003
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*[[Norsunluukosketin]] 2003
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*[[Silmäpuoli merirosvo]] 2004
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*[[Amatsonien kuningatar]] 2006
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*[[Albión]] 2007
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*[[Korpinsydän]] 2008
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==Commissioned Larps==
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*[[Tulevaisuuden kaupunki]] (City of the Future, Science Centre Heureka) 2011
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*[[Muistojen arkisto]] (Archives of Memory, Ihme-päivät) 2012
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==Campaigns==
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*[[Valve]] (9 events) 2011–2013
  
== Adventurous Romanticist Larps ==
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==[[Ropecon]] Organizer==
* [[Imperiumin viholliset]] 2003
 
* [[Norsunluukosketin]] 2003
 
* [[Silmäpuoli merirosvo]] 2004
 
* [[Amatsonien kuningatar]] 2006
 
* [[Albión]] 2007
 
* [[Korpinsydän]] 2008
 
  
== Commissioned Larps ==
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*2003 (head of larps)
* [[Tulevaisuuden kaupunki]] (City of the Future, Science Centre Heureka) 2011
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*2007–2010 (guest of honor team)
* [[Muistojen arkisto]] (Archives of Memory, Ihme-päivät) 2012
 
  
== Campaigns ==
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==Larp Related Publications==
* [[Valve]] (9 events) 2011–2013
 
  
== [[Ropecon]] Organizer ==
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*2012 Valve – The Grand Adventure. With [[Antti Kanner]]. [[Playground Worlds]]. Nordic Larp Around the World. 14–18. [[Juhana Pettersson]] (edit.). Helsinki: Pohjoismaisen roolipelaamisen seura.
* 2003 (head of larps)
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*2010 Silmäpuoli merirosvo. Feminist Zombie Pirates, Ahoy. In [[Nordic Larp (book)|Nordic Larp]]. [[Jaakko Stenros]] and [[Markus Montola]] (edit.). 184–191. Stockholm: Fëa Livia.
* 2007–2010 (guest of honor team)
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*2010 Campaign Director's A to Z. [[Playing Reality]].
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*2009 Fun For All. In Larp, the Universe and Everything. [[Matthjis Holter]], [[Eirik Fatland]] and [[Even Tømte]] (edit.). 255–264. Norway: [[Knutepunkt]] Conference.
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*2008 Adventurous Romanticism. In [[Playground Worlds – Creating and Evaluating Experiences of Role-Playing Games]]. [[Jaakko Stenros]] and [[Markus Montola]] (edit.). 110–116. Helsinki: Ropecon Ry.
  
== Larp Related Publications ==
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* 2012 Valve – The Grand Adventure. With [[Antti Kanner]]. [[Playground Worlds]]. Nordic Larp Around the World. 14–18. [[Juhana Pettersson]] (edit.). Helsinki: Pohjoismaisen roolipelaamisen seura.
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| File:Katri defeated evil queen.jpg
* 2010 Silmäpuoli merirosvo. Feminist Zombie Pirates, Ahoy. In [[Nordic Larp (book)|Nordic Larp]]. [[Jaakko Stenros]] and [[Markus Montola]] (edit.). 184–191. Stockholm: Fëa Livia.
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| alt1=A person with white make-up with blood spatter in their face.
* 2010 Campaign Director's A to Z. [[Playing Reality]].
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|[[Katri Lassila]] as the defeated evil queen of [[Albión]] in 2008.
* 2009 Fun For All. In Larp, the Universe and Everything. [[Matthjis Holter]], [[Eirik Fatland]] and [[Even Tømte]] (edit.). 255–264. Norway: [[Knutepunkt]] Conference.
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| File:Katri kuvaa.jpg
* 2008 Adventurous Romanticism. In [[Playground Worlds – Creating and Evaluating Experiences of Role-Playing Games]]. [[Jaakko Stenros]] and [[Markus Montola]] (edit.). 110–116. Helsinki: Ropecon Ry.
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| alt2=A person holding a camera with a microphone attached to it.
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|[[Katri Lassila]] filming [[Valve]]. Photo: [[Tuomas Puikkonen]]
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| File:Katrijapresidentti kuva vesa lepistö.jpg
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| alt3=Two people shaking hands while a third person looks at them.
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|[[Katri Lassila]] in her character welcoming the president of Finland Tarja Halonen to the City of the Future. Photo: Vesa Lepistö / Heureka
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Revision as of 12:40, 16 January 2019

Katri Lassila
A photo of two people talking in front of a forest. The person on the left is wearing black and gesticulating. The person on the right is listening intently and wearing a medieval style fantasy outfit.
Katri (left) directing the player of Robin Hood in Albión. Photo: Tuomas Hakkarainen
NationalityFinland
Years active1998–present

Katri Lassila is a Finnish photography and film artist working in Aalto University as a doctoral candidate. Lassila has been designing and organising larps since 1998. In 2011 she designed larp for the Finnish Science Centre Heureka (with Emilia Karppinen and Mikko Meriläinen) and in 2012 for the contemporary art festival Ihme-päivät (with Juhana Pettersson and Antti Kanner). She's the co-creator of the adventurous romanticist (also called adventure romantic) playing style together with Laura Kalli, and has introduced such concepts as the rule of the greater drama, and fisherman's wife character. Lassila has emphasized the importance of larp documentation and documented her games extensively in video and still photography from the early 2000's onwards.

Creations

Early Larps

Adventurous Romanticist Larps

Commissioned Larps

Campaigns

  • Valve (9 events) 2011–2013

Ropecon Organizer

  • 2003 (head of larps)
  • 2007–2010 (guest of honor team)

Larp Related Publications