Artwork Inspired by Science
The Game is Afoot - Sherlockian Puzzle Art
"The Game is Afoot" is a fully playable, interactive piece of artwork, composed of puzzles, codes, riddles and ciphers. Using the artwork, the provided tools, and the methods of Sherlock Holmes, you can solve the artwork and reveal a 150 year old mystery. Those who solve the artwork to completion receive a prize that ties together this mystery. The first 3 to solve the final puzzle receive a special prize.
No person has solved this puzzle to date, as of September, 2015. Fully playable version limited to 100.
Scroll down to see the video with a hidden clue to this puzzle.
(The Canvas and 16" x 20" paper print are 60% playable. You cannot solve the final problem with these versions, but there are weeks of puzzle solving fun to be had).
"The Game is Afoot" is a puzzle. It is drawn entirely with numbers and letters by hand. I implore you to use the methods of Sherlock Holmes to solve the puzzles and reveal a mystery, using the tools provided you. Those who solve the piece in its entirety receive a prize, revealing the mystery in full.
To assist you, the fully playable version includes a box of tools, including a sealed envelope, a magnifying glass, and , the hardback book "The Original Illustrated Sherlock Holmes"
The canvas and smaller pieces are partially playable and include a wax sealed envelope and a description.
Sienna Morris is based out of Portland, Oregon, and can be found every Saturday and Sunday at the Portland Saturday Market is space 904.