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. Katrin Koffman: Ensembles Assembled: In Full Color
  10. Miklós Klaus Rózsa
  11. Adél Koleszár: New Routes Of Faith
  12. Steven Beckly: Island
  13. Mira Mexico
  14. Eddie O’Keefe: Young Ideas
  15. Tim Lee: 162 People
  16. Un Ano de Basura (One Year of Garbage)
  17. Steve Kado: Previas
  18. Nein, Onkel
  19. A Sudden Drop
  20. A Sudden Drop Collector’s Edition
  21. Portraits by Waiters
  22. Some Los Angeles Apartments
  23. Wheels and Trophies
  24. Stephen Gill: Hackney Wick
  25. Thomas Mailaender: The Night Climbers of Cambridge
  26. Stephen Gill: Coming Up For Air
  27. John Stezaker: Crossing Over
  28. Justin Yong: gentle
  29. Charlie Rubin: Strange Paradise
  30. Nicholas Gottlund and Suzanna Zak: The Copier
  31. Ed Panar: Salad Days
  32. Robin Nishio: Wailed
  33. Common
  34. Jack Pierson: Tomorrow’s Man 3
  35. Michel Mazzoni: Gravity
  36. Tess Roby: succession of divers into the pool
  37. Peter MacCallum: Documentary Projects 2005 - 2015
  38. Brad Elterman: Villa Le Rêve