2013

Details for PREHISTORIC DICE I:

2013

Base – Transkei black granite 1255 mm. X 1000 mm. X 40mm. 

Dice – Belfast black granite (dice 1 – 15 kg. dice 2 – 60 kg. dice 3 – 94 kg.)

Text – All text in Times New Roman script letter height 35 mm.

  • FATUM NOS IUNGEBIT – Fate will link us all (Fate, especially the inescapable fate of death is due to all of us)
  • FATUM IUSTUM STULTORUM – The just fate of fools (Fate, by right will be the end of idiots and dimwits)
  • DATA FATA SECUTUS – Following what is decreed by fate – Virgil (Allow providence and coincidence to set the pace)
  • IN ESTO FATUM NIHIL OBSTAT – Upon fate there can be no objection (one can’t argue against the inevitable)

 

Details for PREHISTORIC DICE II:

2013

Base – Transkei black granite 1255 mm. X 1000 mm. X 30mm. 

Dice – Belfast black granite (dice 1 – 15 kg. dice 2 – 60 kg. dice 3 – 94 kg.)

Text – All text in Times New Roman script letter height 35 mm.

  • quod fatum – Done deal or sealed fate
  • quo fata ferunt – Where the fates bear us to (the motto of Bermuda).
  • amor fati – Love of fate – Nietzsche’s alternative world view to memento mori ‘remember you must die.’
  • Sic erat in fatis So it was fated, thus it was written in destiny (uttered by Jupiter, in Ovid’s Metamorphoses)

 

Details for PREHISTORIC DICE III:

2013

Base – Transkei black granite 1255 mm. X 1000 mm. X 30mm.

Dice – Belfast black granite (dice 1 – 80 kg. dice 2 – 35 kg. dice 3 –

18 kg.)

Text – All text in Times New Roman script letter height 35 mm.

  • HABENT SUA FATA LIBELLI The survival of our books depend on our ability to understand them
  • FATA VIAM INVENIENT Fate will find a way - Virgil
  • VERA E PROPRIA FORTUNA Sheer luck
  • FORTUNA IMPERATRIX MUNDI Fortune controls our lives (the lyric of Carmina Burana)

Prehistoric Dice