Oblique Strategies (subtitled Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas) is a deck of 2.8″ × 3.5″ printed cards in a black container box, created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt and first published in 1975. Each card offers an aphorism intended to help artists (particularly musicians) break creative blocks by encouraging lateral thinking.
We incorporated many of these cards in the original 634 miles project, archived here. Now we’re merging the popular pentimento series with oblique strategies for an entire year. We hope you’re as excited about it as we are.
from the original series, oblique strategy: repetition is a form of change