Proposition No. 17
Collaborators: Can Altay
Dimensions: 27 x 21cm
Materials: Multiple copies of printed paper in the form of a tear-a-way pad
Text on pad reads: ROGUE GAME. Event.
Seek out an indoor sports hall with markings of at least three different game courts or pitches overlaid. Enlist teams of players for each game. Assemble the players on court dressed to indicate team and game. At the whistle, simultaneously all games begin. Each game is played for its duration.
Characteristics of Rogue Game – playing amongst obstacles / advance and advantage / negotiation / collision / fracturing of order / stalling / stops / starts / feinting / indecision / clashes between balls / swapping of games by players / interruption / rhythm and counter-rhythm / synchronization / syncopation / redundancy / non-accidentals / contra-action / contingent moves – liable but not certain to happen
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