Games


 

Nonsense/Game #11 – Divisible/Indivisible, 2019
Mixed media, 6” wide x 37.5” long x 6.5” high

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game #10 – The Deep End Of The Ocean, 2019
Mixed media, 7.5” x 28.25” x 1”

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game #9 – Hydroelectric, 2019
Mixed Media, 2.5” x 4 3/8” x 0.75” (closed)

 

 

 

Roundabout-2019

Nonsense/Game #8 – Roundabout, 2019
Mixed Media, Board: 6.5” x 7” x 2”; Game pieces: 1 @ 2.75”, 2 @ 2”, and 8 @ 1.5”

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game #7 – Traces, 2002/2018
Bistre | Coffee | Indigo | Sanguine | Tea
Mixed media, 5” x 6” x 1 3/16”, 20 1” wood cubes

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game #6 – United Nations v.1, 2018
Mixed domestic and exotic woods, ink, 5 5/8” x 12 1/2″ x 1 1/16”, 18 game pieces

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game 5: Hot Air Balloon Paris II, 80 Days, 2018
Mixed media, 26” x 6.75” x 3”, 7 cards, 1 film strip

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game 4: Words Too Hard To Pronounce, 2018
Oak, wood stain, ink stamping, 7″ x 7″ x 1.5″, 84 pieces

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game 3: Nobles and Knaves, 2017
Mixed media, 4” x 6” x 1.5″ – 3″, 34 game pieces

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game 2: Planet and Moons, 2016
Mixed media, 4 game boards are 14” x 14” x 7/8”

 

 

 

Nonsense/Game 1: Heaven And Earth Play Boules, 2014
Installation, board: 72” x 5.5” x 1”, balls: 2” and 4”

 

 

 

Meditations/Games, 2000 – 2004, 2018
Wood, anodized, plated, machined aluminum, board sizes vary, game piece sizes vary
(the original Nonsense Games)

 

Note: All games on this page were designed and built with the help of industrial designer and model maker, Hob Bosold. I owe him a great debt of gratitude for access to his materials, his machine skills, and his very creative brain.

 


All artwork on this page copyright 2000 – 2020, James A. Bonacci