1992, we have been working together with the “Institut für Spielforschung und
Spielpädagogik” (Institute for Research and Education in Play and Games) at
the Mozarteum University, Salzburg-Austria, coordinating the South American
All throughout these years, we have been working from Argentina, but
including all South America in different activities.
this point in time, i.e., after 10 years, we believe it is necessary –and a
must- to adopt our own identity fit for our Latin American culture, adjusting
some standards to meet our region’s needs.
This does not mean to leave aside the contributions of other non Latin
American countries; in contrast, we want to include them in enriching research
and education, though, assuming our own local identity.
creation of an institute with regional identity will allow us to delve into the
field of play in our region, unifying, in turn, the isolated efforts so far
In this way, we intend to set up a network of professionals in this field
to find common objectives to develop.
this, it is vital to have the contribution of an international advisory council
made up of world-class professionals in the field.