Untitled 2016 (unfortunes fortunes)
A set of 24 coloured wooden sticks each 90 cm
25 stamps (each 8 x 10 x 7 cm)
with fortunes or fluxus-performance-instructions
on a custom made shelf (57.5 x 86.5 x 12 cm)
In custom made linen bags
2 wooden wall mounts each 19 x 9 x 10 cm
Certificate signed and numbered
Edition of 16, I (AP), I (PP), I (EP)
Rirkrit Tiravanija has created a large scale Mikado (pick a stick) game. Its aim is not points but fortunes and fluxus-performances which are hidden behind the Chinese numbers printed on the 24 sticks. After having drawn a stick, the player is entitled to disclose a specific fortune or performance-instruction by picking one of the 24 custom made stamps from a board and printing it on a sheet of paper. The artist invites the visitors to try their luck and offers a stage for individual interpretations of the different fluxus-performances. The edition, consisting of 24 wooden sticks, each 90 cm long, and a wooden board with 24 custom made stamps containing fortunes and fluxus instructions, is published in an Edition of 16.
Please contact Alfons Klosterfelde at office(at)helgamariaklosterfelde.de or +49 30 97005099 for any further information.