Oblique Strategies is a card-based method for promoting creativity jointly created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt, first published in Physically, it takes the. Jump Start Your Creative Process with Brian Eno’s “Oblique Strategies” Deck of Cards () · How Jim Jarmusch Gets Creative Ideas from. Oblique strategies: Over one hundred worthwhile dilemmas [Brian Eno] on Thinkpak: A Brainstorming Card Deck by Michael Michalko Cards $ In Stock.

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Retrieved from ” https: The set went through three limited edition printings before Schmidt suddenly died in earlyafter which the card decks became rather rare and expensive. Leave a Reply Name required Email required Message. Roxy Music For Your Pleasure.

Individually numbered, and signed by Eno and Schmidt [10]. Back then, writes Dangerous Minds’ Martin Schneiderthe concept for Eno and Schmidt’s “set of cards with elliptical imperatives designed to spark in the user creative connections unobtainable through regular catds of work” emerged as a form of “radical intervention with roots in Eastern philosophy.

Oblique Strategies

Processing programming language version. Click here to cancel reply. Archive All posts by date. To support Open Culture’s continued operation, please consider making a donation. No New York Q: Possible Musics Dream Theory in Malaya: Includes all five versions of Oblique Strategies [25].


Oblique Strategies

And when my students get a mental block, I immediately direct them to that wall. Open-source plugin by David Cads [26] for the Processing creative coding environment.

Eno’s decision to revisit the cards and his collaboration with Norton in revising them is described in detail in his book A Year with Swollen Appendices. By Cetacean Enterprises [23] for Mac software [24].

The number and content of the cards vary according to the edition. Sixteen years later software pioneer Peter Norton convinced Eno to let him create a fourth edition as Christmas gifts for his friends not for sale, although they occasionally come up at auction.

These cards evolved from separate observations of the principles underlying what we were doing.

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Comments 0 Be the first to comment. Collaborative albums by artist. Reproduces the cards typography and design [27].

But it seems that the very first set of Oblique Strategies, featured in Schneider’s post, is unavailable at any price. Open Culture editor Dan Colman scours the web for the best educational media.

The story of Oblique Strategies, along with the content of all the cards, exhaustive history and strategids, is documented in a website widely acknowledged as the authoritative source and put together by musician and educator Gregory Alan Taylor.


It also began as thoroughly a physical experience, invented by producer-artist-ambient musician Brian Eno and painter Peter Schmidt, who first came up with them in the pre-digital days of Fiction Free Audio Books: Low “Heroes” Lodger Outside.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on Available through Eno’s record label at the time, Opal Records [11] [12]. The Oblique Strategies are also referenced in comic”Oblique Angles”, [7] of popular web comic Questionable Content.

Oblique Strategies subtitled Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas is a card-based method for promoting creativity jointly created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidtfirst published in Other musicians inspired by Oblique Strategies include the British band Coldplaysaid to have used the cards when recording their Brian Eno -produced album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends and French band Phoenixwho used the cards when recording their album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.

Music for Airports Music for Films Ambient 4: No conclusive evidence has surfaced its existence [17].