di Rosa is one of 15 regional arts organizations selected to participate in YBCA’s triennial Bay Area Now 7 (BAN7). For the exhibition, di Rosa commissioned San Francisco-based artist and filmmaker Floris Schönfeld to create an alternative creation myth of the di Rosa site in the format of a live action role-playing (LARP) game. Schönfeld collaborated with a local LARP group to integrate di Rosa’s site and collection into their existing game, Sanguine Dreams, a vampire chronicle set in 1980s Sonoma County. The game was played throughout di Rosa’s 217-acre property in the spring of 2014. The project manifests as an installation including film and artifacts from the gaming period and a narrative video discussing the rules of the game.
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