The Bristol Pack

The Bristol Pack came out from a joint exhibition of playing cards illustrated by different artists and craftspeople which was launched at Centrespace Gallery in Bristol in 2005. Deploying a broad range of styles and techniques, each artist designed one single card from the pack, which then was produced and marketed as a whole. Each card is a blank canvas, with no constraints such as borders or indices, and this has resulted in an eclectic mixture of interpretations! See the Box

The Bristol Pack, an exhibition of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005 The Bristol Pack, an exhibition of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005 The Bristol Pack, an exhibition of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005 The Bristol Pack, an exhibition of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005 The Bristol Pack, an exhibition of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005 The Bristol Pack, an exhibition of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005

Above: cards from the Bristol Pack, a collaborative pack of playing cards designed by Bristol artists, 2005.

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