The city’s complex history of capital and violence is what makes the intersection of art and magic so potent, opening doors for healing and reparations.
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Tarot in Pandemic and Revolution reinstates tarot’s enduring ability to offer structure and guidance in moments of social unrest.
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The Fool becomes the Grad Student. The Magician becomes the President. The High Priestess becomes the Archivist.
The deck was originally created for the 1970s James Bond film Live and Let Die, starring Roger Moore and Jane Seymour, but it never appeared in the picture.
Puerto Rican artist Jo Cosme made a deck of tarot cards documenting the pain, decimation, and lack of support post-Maria.
The poet and filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky and his wife, the artist Pascale Montandon-Jodorowsky, make bright and fantastical works together under the moniker pascALEjandro.
In 1909, Pamela Colman Smith collaborated with occultist A. E. Waite on the most popular tarot deck of the 20th century.