Sacred Larp: Roleplaying as Mythopoesis


Friday, 15:15-16:15

Whispering Woods

Can roleplaying be sanctified, either as a part of religious practices or as a replacement to them? Starting from the works of Johan Huizinga and Jacob Levy Moreno, I'll explore the fundamental roles of roleplaying practices in the healthy function of human societies, and suggest some practical goals we can strive for in order to fulfill those roles.

Daniel Fidelman
Daniel is a seasoned roleplayer and larp designer, as well as an independent scholar, fiction writer, teacher, and edularp professional from Israel. His recent work includes creating educational content for the Shazar Center for Jewish History and founding the Sha'atnez collective for Fantastic Judaism.