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08/12/2021 - 05/02/2022

New Work - Mixed Medium


Jo Hummel & Ellen Hyllemose - Rock Paper Scissors

The title of this exhibition playfully takes from the ancient game of the same name which reportedly originated in China during the Ming dynasty. Often used as a fair choosing method between two people, similar to coin flipping, drawing straws or throwing dice, in order to settle a dispute or make an unbiased group decision. Unlike truly random selection methods, however, rock paper scissors can be played with a degree of skill by recognizing and exploiting non-random behaviour in opponents.


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Fitzrovia 158 New Cavendish St, W1W 6YW