Chess Food Game

Chess Food Game

The table ready for the Chess Food Game

Chess Food Game – Made in 4 Havens – HAKA Building – Rotterdam

15th of December 2012  – Rotterdam

The idea of food power is used in embargoes, employment, and food politics of which is an integral part. It is the use of agriculture as a means of political control. Imminent food shortages are typically a localized problem, but because the food system is so interconnected, local problems now affect the global community.

During Chess Food Game the participants had to introduce themselves in relation to a food product that makes them feeling powerful and potent. After the presentation, they were divided in two groups, one red and one green, to create the two sets of figures for the giant chess board. The vegetable figures were later placed on the table and used for the final match between the two groups. Every time a player was winning the adversary, could eat the collected figure and have part of his or her dinner.

Spaghetti Forever | Chess Food Game was hosted by Giuseppe Licari and Made in 4 Havens, Rotterdam 2012.

All images and text are copyright of Giuseppe Licari unless stated differently © Spaghetti Forever 2012.

Photos by Cristina Ampatzidou.

Chess Food Game

Starting the game: four against four

Chess Food Game

Chess Food Game – Eating the enemy

Chess Food Game

The figures created by the players

Chess Food Game

King and Queen Red

Chess Food Game

King and Queen Green

Chess Food Game

Chess Food Game

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