Walking Board

Poetic object by Bruno Neiva and Bárbara Mesquita. [Description. Images]

Details​ > Walking Board, Bruno Neiva and Bárbara Mesquita, boxed edition, plastic geoboard, rubber bands, user instructions, box: 25 x 25 x 4 cm, geoboard: 18 x 18 x 1 cm, self-published, Porto, Portugal, distributed by Timglaset Editions, Malmö, Sweden, Feb. 2021, edition of 10 copies. https://www.timglaset.com/

Description > A geoboard is a mathematical manipulative tool used to explore basic concepts in plane geometry, such as perimeter, area and the characteristics of triangles and other polygons. With the Walking Board, this possibility is extended to Psychogeography – simply place this geoboard on any map, make geometric shapes and create chance routes.

User instructions:
1. Pick the Walking Board and the rubber bands.
2. Create geometric shapes at your pleasure.
3. Place the Walking Board on a map.
4. Go outside, follow the routes and enjoy your walk!

Images >

[We would like to thank Bruno Neiva for the authorization to make these images available in the PO.EX Digital Archive]