OBLIQUE STRATEGIES | Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt
Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt – Oblique Strategies, 1974. Design by Kalle Matsson
OBLIQUE STRATEGIES: BRIAN ENO’S PROMPTS FOR OVERCOMING CREATIVE BLOCK, INSPIRED BY JOHN CAGE :: This post has some nice photos of the original, hand-written cards, which I don't think I've seen previously.
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"Not building a wall but making a brick" Oblique Strategies - Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt
"Always first steps" Oblique Strategies - Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt
"Go to an extreme, move back to a more comfortable place" Oblique Strategies - Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt
Oblique Strategy cards use phrases to break deadlock or dilemma. They've been used frequently by musical artists (i.e. Coldplay to write Viva la Vida).
Oblique Strategies/Brian Eno