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Secret Cards

Gina Haraszti

Secret Cards is an experimental card game.

Participants are asked to identify with a eating disorder. During the game each player is trying to perform according to their disorder. Their goal is to balance social expectations and fulfilling their real needs.

The audience’s participation is crucial. Their role is to socially pressure players. They are given the secret cards and the choice to expose those cards to shame the players.

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