artist(s): Gonzalo Frasca/Newsgaming Team
country of origin: Uruguay/Denmark (2004)
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Keep the candles burning in this online memorial for the 11 March 2004 train bombings in Madrid. Great suffering requires collective expression. The traditional gesture of lighting a candle expresses both the fragility of life and the light of hope. They are a plea for unity and a symbol of community.
'With Madrid we wanted to be able to respond to the attacks immediately: the game was online less than 48 hours after the attacks. Unlike September 12th, which was more rational, Madrid explores the emotional side of newsgames.' Newsgaming Team