The block game

  • Group Conception
  • Rule Writing: Joris Lacoste & Jeanne Revel

The block is a game assuming the shape of an improvised polyphonic lecture. Following a small number of formal rules enables the process of live elaboration: speech is constituted as it moves forward, according to a sequential logic meant to gradually remove it from its starting point. Thanks to such simple means, the block also examines the possibility of group utterance – a powerful matrix for language and fiction as well.

<read the rules of the game>

<read the article “Tactiques de bloc” on the website W (in French)>

  • Group Conception
  • Rule Writing: Joris Lacoste & Jeanne Revel

The block is a game assuming the shape of an improvised polyphonic lecture. Following a small number of formal rules enables the process of live elaboration: speech is constituted as it moves forward, according to a sequential logic meant to gradually remove it from its starting point. Thanks to such simple means, the block also examines the possibility of group utterance – a powerful matrix for language and fiction as well.

<read the rules of the game>

<read the article “Tactiques de bloc” on the website W (in French)>