Cornford and Cross
The Conversation 2006

PDF publication project for Manifesta 6, 2006


Heman Chong invited us to contribute an excerpt of dialogue between two characters from a science fiction novel or film that expresses an authoritarian gesture.

We chose the final game of the 1997 chess match between Garry Kasparaov, then World Champion, and ‘Deep Blue’, the computer created by IBM.


Deep Blue played white, and opened the game.