The Rules of the Game

Audio series, duration variable. May 2017. First presented on digital platform ‘isthisit?’ September 2017.

“In sport, as in all branches of mass culture, a tense, purposive bustle prevails, although none but the wholly initiated observer could fathom the different combinations or the meaning of the game’s changing fortunes, governed by arbitrarily chosen rules.”
– Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment: