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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.
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{{infobox person
[[File:Katri defeated evil queen.jpg|thumb|Katri as the defeated evil queen of Albión in 2008.]]
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|name=Katri Lassila
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|image=Katri ohjaa albion.jpg
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|alt=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.
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|caption=[[Katri Lassila]] (left) directing the player of Robin Hood in [[Albión]]. Photo: [[Tuomas Hakkarainen]]
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|years_active=1998–present
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|nationality=Finland
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}}
  
[[File:Katrijapresidentti kuva vesa lepistö.jpg|thumb|Katri Lassila in her character welcoming the president of Finland Tarja Halonen to the City of the Future.]]
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'''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 2000s onwards.
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=Creations=
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==Early Larps==
  
[[File:Katri ohjaa albion.jpg|thumb|Katri directing the player of Robin Hood. Photo: Tuomas Hakkarainen]]
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*[[Wanderer 3]] 1998
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*[[Kaksivirtain kartano I]] 1999
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*[[Kaksivirtain Kartano II]] 2000
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*[[Kaksivirtain Kartano III]] 2001
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*[[Helsingin Camarilla]] (narrator) 2002–2005
  
==== Early larps ====
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==Adventurous Romanticist Larps==
* Wanderer 3 1998
 
* Kaksivirtain kartano I 1999
 
* Kaksivirtain Kartano II 2000
 
* Kaksivirtain Kartano III 2001
 
* Helsingin Camarilla (narrator) 2002–2005
 
  
==== Adventure romantic larps ====
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*[[Imperiumin viholliset]] 2003
* Imperiumin viholliset 2003
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*[[Norsunluukosketin]] 2003
* Norsunluukosketin 2003
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*[[Silmäpuoli merirosvo]] 2004
* Silmäpuoli merirosvo 2004
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*[[Amatsonien kuningatar]] 2006
* Amatsonien kuningatar 2006
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*[[Albión]] 2007
* Albión 2007
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*[[Korpinsydän]] 2008
* Korpinsydän 2008
 
  
==== Commissioned larps ====
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==Commissioned Larps==
* Tulevaisuuden kaupunki (City of the Future, Science Centre Heureka) 2011
 
* Muistojen arkisto (Archives of Memory, Ihme-päivät) 2012
 
  
==== Campaigns ====
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*[[Tulevaisuuden kaupunki]] (City of the Future, Science Centre Heureka) 2011
* Valve [[https://nordiclarp.org/wiki/Valve]] (9 events) 2011–2013
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*[[Muistojen arkisto]] (Archives of Memory, Ihme-päivät) 2012
  
==== Ropecon organizer ====
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==Campaigns==
* 2003 (head of larps)
 
* 2007–2010 (guest of honor team)
 
  
==== Larp related publications: ====
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*[[Valve]] (9 events) 2011–2013
* 2012 Valve – The Grand Adventure. With Antti Kanner. Playground
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Worlds. Nordic Larp Around the World. 14–18. Juhana Pettersson (edit.).  
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==[[Ropecon]] Organizer==
Helsinki: Pohjoismaisen roolipelaamisen seura.
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* 2010 Silmäpuoli merirosvo. Feminist Zombie Pirates, Ahoy. In Nordic Larp.  
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*2003 (head of larps)
Jaakko Stenros ja Markus Montola (edit.). 184–191. Tukholma: Fëa Livia.
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*2007–2010 (guest of honor team)
* 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  
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==Larp Related Publications==
Fatland ja Even Tømte (edit.). 255–264. Norway: Knutepunkt Conference.
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* 2008 Adventurous Romanticism. In Playground Worlds – Creating and
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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.
Evaluating Experiences of Role-Playing Games. Jaakko Stenros ja Markus Montola (edit.). 110–116. Helsinki: Ropecon Ry.
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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.
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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.  
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=Photo Gallery=
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{{Gallery
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| File:Katri defeated evil queen.jpg
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| alt1=A person with white make-up with blood spatter in their face.
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|[[Katri Lassila]] as the defeated evil queen of [[Albión]] in 2008.
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| File:Katri kuvaa.jpg
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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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}}
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[[Category:People]]
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[[Category:Finnish people]]
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[[Category:Larp creators]]
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[[Category:Larp community builders]]
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[[Category:Larp documentarians]]

Latest revision as of 07:44, 17 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 Lassila (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 2000s 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

Photo Gallery