London: 2009, Pacitti Company. Limited edition deck. New.
In 2009, the UK Performance Art Festival (SPILL) commissioned a collaboration between Pacitti Company, photographer Manuel Vason, designer Justin Weyers and 22 contemporary mavericks to each re-stage a tarot card.
The result is this luxury tarot deck. The images feature well-known performance artists Ron Athey, Marisa Carnesky, Franko B, Raimund Hoghe, Robert Pacitti, Lois Keidan, Lee Adams, Carla Esperanza Tommasini, Sheila Ghelani, Oreet Ashery, Rajni Shah, Noblesse Oblige, Vaginal Davis, Grace Ellen Barkey, Harminder Judge, Kira O’Reilly, Helena Hunter, Empress Stah, Dominic Johnson, Julia Bardsley, Manuel Vason and Yann Marussich.
Includes 78 oversize cards, in fine cloth-covered box, with 86-page booklet by Robert Pacitti and Carla Tomassini detailing the performance artists who were models. Outlines their work, the cards and their symbolism.