Article Number: 3866
Soft Cover, English, Thread Stiching, 60 Pages, 2011, Werkplaats Typografie, ISBN 978-90-817584-0-6
Martine Derks, Xavier Fernandez

Everybody's card

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Named after a classic magic trick with cards, and based on the similarities that all traditional photo albums present in their content, ‘Everybody’s Card’ is a form study that comments on the generic within album photography.

Avoiding the use of personal imagery, intimate photographs become generic due to small interventions; collage, modified poker cards and excerpts from magicians’ handbooks are combined to create a narrative that compares a deck of cards with any collection of photographs found in a traditional photo album. Starting from a series of nearly identical elements, it’s only the way we play them that provides a different result for each game.