life is a game

This collection of work uses the metaphor of the Monopoly game to caricature the diversity of modern day London, its speculative property market and the diversity of people who are drawn to it. Ironically the board game Monopoly was invented by a Quaker and political activist known as Elizabeth Magie, who originally called it the “The Landlord’s Game". Magie patented the game in 1904, but the Parker Brothers rejected it and later it became popular among professors at Princeton and Harvard univer...

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