21 — 22 Apr 2017 // Experiment //
Experiment #1.42.1: Campout
5 people participated, earning 100Ŧ.
Scheduled from proposal: Campout with 100Ŧ
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'Campout' is an experiment looking to self-reflectively question what we think of as environment as well as how we define artificial through the re-creation of a camp-site. The Temporary space will be momentarily transformed into an ersatz camp-ground as participants explore ideal and nostalgic camping activities such as sitting in front of a fire (an digital one), telling ghost stories, making s'mores and sleeping under the stars. The activities and the space, though their artificiality, are deliberately absurd and thereby challenge all of our real "outdoor" experiences; questioning how much of it was actual nature and how much was fabricated experience.

Participants are asked to bring a sleeping bag and mat, if they desire to stay for the duration of the experiment.

* "Owing to long-term human intervention, no extensive natural forests have survived in Finland, except for some small stands in certain conservation areas." from page 64 of 'State of Finland’s Forests 2011' by Metla (http://www.metla.fi/metinfo/sustainability/doc/state-of-finlands-forests-2011.pdf)

** Campout is defined as: noun, a camping out of a group...and also to sleep outdoors; also, stay somewhere for an unusually long time. For example, “We camped out in a field this night” In the early 1900s, the expression was extended to figurative uses, meaning simply “to stay somewhere for an unusually long time,” as in She camped out at the stage door, hoping for an autograph. (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/camp--out)

Participants (5):

Discussion:

This experiment has 5 comments.
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Ven Marella says....
April 19, 2017 15:46

I would like to know some more practicalities of this event.



1. Apart from bed bag, is there anything that I need to bring?

2. Which place are we going to?

3. When are we going to leave and when we return?

4. Do we need to bring some food?



Thanks,

Ven

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hyksos says....
April 19, 2017 15:51

If I understand Justin Tyler Tate correctly I think we are going to camp in Temporary, not anywhere else....which should answer all your other questions? :)

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Ven Marella says....
April 19, 2017 15:55

That's awesome. I was thinking about typical American Camping. But, is it tomorrow night?

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hyksos says....
April 20, 2017 16:20

Ven Marella yep yep yep!

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stevemaherart says....
April 21, 2017 13:46

Is it alright if I hang out a bit tonight and then go home to sleep?

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