Shop > Artists' Books

#12591

Everybody’s Card

Artists
Xavier Fernandez and Martine Derks
Price
$32.00
Date
2011
Publisher
Centerfold, Netherlands
Format
Artists' Books
Size
19.5 × 30.5 cm
Genre
Photography, Collage
Description

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.

Content editing and design, in collaboration with Martine Derks.

Stitch-bound with transparent slipcase.

  1. Everybody’s Card
 

Related Items

  1. Sarah Nasby: Italicized Envelope and Card
  2. Smoke Room 4
  3. Smoke Room 3
  4. Jesus Days
  5. Guantanamo.
  6. Maia Ruth Lee: The Center for Growth
  7. Eric Doeringer: Autobiography (after Sol LeWitt)
  8. Andreas Laszlo Konrath : Anthony No Name at Gmail Dot Com
  9. Dagmar Keller and Martin Wittwer: Passengers
  10. Katrin Koffman: Ensembles Assembled: In Full Color
  11. Miklós Klaus Rózsa
  12. Adél Koleszár: New Routes Of Faith
  13. Steven Beckly: Island
  14. Mira Mexico
  15. Eddie O’Keefe: Young Ideas
  16. Tim Lee: 162 People
  17. Un Ano de Basura (One Year of Garbage)
  18. Jochen Lempert: 4 Frogs
  19. Steve Kado: Previas
  20. Nein, Onkel
  21. A Sudden Drop
  22. A Sudden Drop Collector’s Edition
  23. Portraits by Waiters
  24. Some Los Angeles Apartments
  25. Wheels and Trophies
  26. Stephen Gill: Hackney Wick
  27. Thomas Mailaender: The Night Climbers of Cambridge
  28. Stephen Gill: Coming Up For Air
  29. John Stezaker: Crossing Over
  30. Justin Yong: gentle
  31. Charlie Rubin: Strange Paradise
  32. Nicholas Gottlund and Suzanna Zak: The Copier
  33. Ed Panar: Salad Days
  34. Robin Nishio: Wailed
  35. Common
  36. Jack Pierson: Tomorrow’s Man 3
  37. David Horovitz: Mood Disorder