1967 Rebellion Chess Set

50” wide x 20” deep x 13” high

Mixed Media

2003 through 2015

Inspired by “themed” chess sets, this work utilizes common archetypes from the 1967 Detroit Rebellion (or riot) to subversively allow players to re-enact that historic period. Each of the 32 pieces are kinetic sculptures with unique movements. 

Photos by Riva Sayegh