Power Game edition
Power Game is a boxed limited edition of two games and an oracle. It comes in a numbered, signed and dated edition of 100. It is made up of the full set of 108 word cards that Liliane Lijn invented in 1970. The cards are printed with a word on each side, in 8 different reversed colours. The 28 page booklet is 76 x 26 mm, printed on Munken Polar paper and singer sewn with red thread.
The booklet contains instructions and a history of Power Game, Poem Game and Oracle with an introduction by Jon Wood, Henry Moore Institute.
£150 plus postage and packing
Invited by John Dugger and David Medalla to participate in the International Festival for Democracy in Chile at the Royal College of Art in London, Lijn originally staged Power Game in 1974, in collaboration with her friend, the art critic, Alistair McIntosh. Power Game was restaged by Lijn in 2009 at the ICA, as a socio-political live performance set in an imaginary casino.
More recently, Power Game has been performed at BALTIC (2010), Gateshead, The Arches, Glasgow (2011), the Zabludowicz Collection (2012) and Southbank Centre (2016) London.