45 stones of 7,5 x 7,5 x 1,5 cm
(white and red pigment)
The game is an open system made of 9 building blocks with geometric shapes that can be combined with each other in a two- or three-dimensional way.
Starting point for the game was to create a physical tool to draw letter shapes. Its deeper potential became apparent by testing it on my own children.
Galapagos game is a framework that supports autodidactic activities, operating under the Montessori assumption that everything is in everything.
The game was acquired by the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam for its permanent collection in 2017.
Galapagos game is an invention by Felix Salut and forms the starting point for the Galapagos Typeface and Galapagos App.
Werkplaats Vincent de Rijk