A tactical laying game is about arranging certain elements, usually simple modules, into a certain pattern. Here, however, these elements consist of coloured foils, conductive materials, and punch cards of translucent porcelain, and the „laying“ involves a process of several stages of analysing, testing, designing, variegating, technical handicraft (stitching/sewing) and closing a circuit. Therefore, the holes in the punch cards that are inspired by a formal principle of Islamic art, are forming the basic grid for everything, especially the handicraft-finishing of their backsides (B-Sides). When in a correct position, they will act as a light switch, the B-Sides are shining through the A-Sides and the whole pattern becomes visible.
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