Playing Arts: Artistic Playing Cards Inspired by The Future
International artists, designers and studios are using playing cards as a canvas to illustrate their vision of what the world will look like 100 years from now.
1 September 2020 – Leading illustrators, graphic designers and visual artists from all around the world have teamed up to create what could be the world’s most unique deck of playing cards.
“Today, when we are living in an era of high, perhaps unprecedented, uncertainty (technology is evolving faster than ever, current pandemic proves that we can’t predict what is going to happen even tomorrow), we were curios: how contemporary artists see the world 100 years from now?”
Each artist was assigned an individual playing card as blank canvas and one month later 299 artworks and ideas were received: evacuation to another planets, aliens, robots (many robots), pandemic, time travel, fresh air as a luxury, artificial intelligence, alternative planets, huge battles for race and gender equality, climate change, face masks as high-tech fashion accessory, epidemics, snakes and humans fighting together for a better world… The team behind Playing Arts carefully selected 54 cards that will form the new “Future Edition” playing cards deck.
Playing Arts is currently raising funds on crowdfunding platform for printing and production of this deck. Campaign smashed it’s funding goal in just one hour and now more than 200% funded.