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[[File:Valve2012-18.jpg|200px|thumb|left|The Grey before giving birth to a new small city]]
==Description==
Valve (Awake) was a larp campaign played in three consecutive summers, comprising of altogether nine events in 2011-2013. The first year of Valve received support from the Alvar Aalto Foundation and Ropecon ry. The basic idea was to study whether immersion to a character would alter the way the players perceived their everyday surroundings. The main subtext for the campaign came from [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Calder%C3%B3n_de_la_Barca Pedro Calderón de la Barca]'s play, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_Is_a_Dream Life is a Dream] (1635). The campaign was designed to combine three separate storylines with each utilising their distinct but intertwined fantastic settings.
Valve (Awake) was a larp campaign played in three consecutive summers, comprising of altogether nine events in 2011-2013. The first year of Valve received support the storylines was science fiction, summoning inspiration from such sources as classical Greek tragedies and albums of the Alvar Aalto Foundationprog rock band Coheed and Cambria. The basic idea world and people in it were salvaged from a wrecked starship by that ships AIs, whose original purpose was to study whether immersion to perform a character would alter the way prophetic algorithmic drama on the players perceived their everyday surroundingsship. The main subtext for After the campaign came wreckage these special AIs, now freed from Pedro Calderón de la Barca's playships bounds, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_Is_a_Dream Life is a Dream] (1635)began to bend the whole planet to their cryptic dramatic whims. The campaign was designed to combine three separate other two storylines with each utilising their distinct but intertwined fantastic settingswere more mythical in nature, drawing inspiration from world creation myths and gnosticism.
In Valve many different larp techniques were tested, with varying degrees of success. There were for instance live sound design, scuba diving, theatrical experiments, modern dance, fireworks and van kidnappings. The first of the storylines campaign was science fictionplayed in various surroundings at Helsinki, including museums, galleries, summoning inspiration from such sources as classical Greek tragedies streets, parks, private apartments and albums of the prog rock band Coheed and Cambriaoffice buildings. The world and people 10-meter dragon built in it were salvaged from a wrecked starship an abandoned railway tunnel was noted by that ships AIsthe street art community [http://www.woostercollective.com/post/the-dragon-in-the-helsinki-railway-tunnel The Wooster Collective], whose original purpose was which included it to perform a prophetic algorithmic drama on the shipits blog. After The campaign was documented extensively with video and photography and so far one short film apart from the wreckage these special AIs, now freed introduction video has been completed from ships bounds, began to bend the whole planet to their cryptic dramatic whimsmaterial. The other two storylines were more mythical  Photographs in nature, drawing inspiration the gallery are from world creation myths several games of Valve and gnosticismare all taken by photographer Tuomas Puikkonen.
In Valve many different larp techniques were tested, with varying degrees of success. There were for instance live sound design, scuba diving, theatrical experiments, modern dance, fireworks and van kidnappings. The campaign was played in various surroundings at Helsinki, including museums, galleries, streets, parks, private apartments and office buildings. The 10-meter dragon built in an abandoned railway tunnel was noted by the street art community The Wooster Collective, which included it to its blog (http==Introduction video=={{#evu:https://www.woostercollectivevimeo.com/post/the-dragon-in-the-helsinki-railway-tunnel). The campaign was documented extensively with video and photography and so far one short film apart from the introduction video has been completed from the material.311758505}}
[https://vimeo.com/311758505 Valve Introduction]
==Photo gallery==<gallerymode=slideshow>
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