About the artists
Tengjia produced this series in the course of his thesis project at MIT. His research involves the immersion of traditional Chinese drawing techniques into the graphical representation, and discourse of contemporary art and architecture.
Nailu Chen was born and raised in Beijing, China. She came to the UK to study at the famed Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, and is currently works for Zaha Hadid Architects.
“These photographs capture an experiment on chess figures. These were designed during a studio at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T). As a former chess champion, I am quite fond of this sport. All the pieces of the set were 3D printed.”