Red Cord Designs

Artist Statement

Chess is a game of skill.  It requires a process of learning and applying knowledge gained through experience to develop a player's abilities.  Similarly, each individual gains skills through experience, education, and opportunities.  The resourcefulness of each person is built upon those factors that shape how he or she interpret and respond to situations as they present themselves.  

On the other hand, the physical presence of guns immediately changes the conversation and the dynamics of power.  The dialogue changes to a monologue, a statement and a threat.  The choice presented throughout the game is whether it will proceed as an interaction, or if and how a player will choose to win and at what cost.


Glass, brass, copper, steel, plastic

                                                                                                                             © Yuko Suga, 2017

Photography by Dganit Moreno