Friday, January 24, 2014

John Giorno | The Chinese Fortune Game

John Giorno
The Chinese Fortune Game
New York City, USA: Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968.
25.5 x 15.5 cm
Edition size unknown

Published as part of the SMS periodical, this Chinese Restaurant-themed card game by poet, artist and activist John Giorno is housed in a black portfolio case with slotted trays to hold three sets of game cards silkscreened in day-glo colors. The cards are accompanied by an instruction booklet in the form of a Chinese restaurant menu. Players are instructed to choose one card from Column A and two from Column B.

Available for $200 US from the New Museum Store, here.

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