Another whimsical chess set

 

Chess pyramids – equipped with yellow "kinder surprise eggs".
The latter should be some decades old …

 

"Hat chess" – bowlers with spiral chess stair and mini board respectively
– highly original!

 

Book Chess No 1

       

 

Book Chess No 2

 

 


Experiment with water and Indian ink

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You will find additional 62 photographs in these picture galleries:
Gallery Seewerk I (32 photos) and Seewerk II (30 photos)

 

You may read more about Takako Saito and FluxChess on the following pages:

- Wikipedia Page of Takako Saito
- Short biography
- Spice Chess
- Cold War Games and Postwar Art by Claudia Mesch

Further Links (in German):

- Das SEEWERK / Press releases
- Anja Katzke: Die Kunst als Spiel (PDF)
- Anja Katzke:  Die Pyramide als Schachspiel
- Museumsplattform NRW

 

Ralf Binnewirtz, 05/10/2012

 

PS (11/11/2011): Meanwhile four YouTube videos have been published on the event:

Takako Saito, Seewerk 2012 Indoor

Takako meets Taiko

Opera, Takako Saito

Seewerk 2012

 

 

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