Small Games

These are about 100 years old games I found at a flea market in Paris.
Many of the games are simple and very difficult to accomplish.
I also really like the colors and design in this small space, and over the years I've acquired about 15 of them.

Today we live in a world where we are surrounded by digital objects.
Maybe that's why I find a sense of comfort in these analog games.

Shigeki Fujishiro

Adi Toch is a metal artist exploring the morphological qualities of vessels and objects around us. Her projects engage the viewer by sensorial interaction through play in perception, movement or investigation of embodied experience.

Beginning with a flat sheet, Toch forms and fabricates metal into delicate hollow objects. She creates unique visual language of metal through intricate surface marks, texturing and patination.

Toch comments that, ‘Vessels are an innate method of communication. They convey a story of gathering, holding, storing… not only do they surround us in our daily lives; they shape our perception of the world and the division between inside and out. The practice of making vessels enables me to work both with metal and space as materials, thereby redefining these borders.’

Toch’s work is exhibited internationally and included in major public collections such as the Victoria and Albert museum, Museum of London, National Museums Scotland and The Jewish Museum New York. Toch was a 2017 Loewe Craft Prize finalist and has won prestigious awards including The European Prize for Applied Arts 2018.