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Filthy Lucre

Two colour serigraph on Arches 88 (cards) & Rives BFK (box).

 

Joanna Kambourian & Darren Bryant

 

Signed and dated. Edition of 30 + 3 A/P
2012

 

Each deck (box & cards) are hand, printed, cut and assembled.

 

9.0 x 6.7 x 1.8 cm

 

Made for the exhibition, ‘lessons in history vol. ii – democracy’ at grahame galleries+editions, Brisbane & a selected work exhibited in the 2012 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award

 

Artist book in the form of a deck of playing cards made up entirely of Jokers. A house of cards game as cynical metaphor for the obvious problems democracy faces in a capitalist system.

 

“A wise man once told me ‘…there’s no such thing as a free lunch.’

 

Unfortunately for him someone bought me lunch; I emailed that wise man and let him know.

 

Then he beat me at online backgammon.

 

You win some, you lose some, right?”

Category

Collaboration, Multiples, Screenprints