Alberto Campo Baeza

Horizontally [one stone layer and wire lines]. The rest is vertical, except the camera, slightly inclined, but not diagonal...

30. Diagonally

The apparently geometric rationality of the chessboard dominates the game. Playing consists, basically, on finding the right move, the right decision, the true way to surprise the enemy. Viktor Shklovsky knew very well this paradox, the paradox of chess, which underlies, secretly, every moment of life and art: moving straight, on culture, politics or poetry, is just such a conservative attitude which can be qualified as stubborn stupidity, as death of art and death of life. The paradox of all revolution in…
Horizontally [one stone layer and wire lines]. The rest is vertical, except the camera, slightly inclined, but not diagonal...

30. Diagonally

The apparently geometric rationality of the chessboard dominates the game. Playing consists, basically, on finding the right move, the right decision, the true way to surprise the enemy. Viktor Shklovsky knew very well this paradox, the paradox of chess, which underlies, secretly, every moment of life and art: moving straight, on culture, politics or poetry, is just such a conservative attitude which can be qualified as stubborn stupidity, as death of art and death of life. The paradox of all revolution in…