Filthy Lucre

Joanna Kambourian & Darren Bryant

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

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

9.0 x 6.7 x 1.8 cm

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



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?”