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 Posted: Tue Apr 5th, 2011 11:35 am
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AdamMcLean wrote: Here is an example I found a day or two ago of just that. Here the artist uses a wonderful image for the Star. It was not randomly chosen and is in fact quite a neat idea as he used a polyhedron called a stellated icosidodecahedron, thus playing with the word as well as the image.
That is a very interesting deck; I plan to read the book, but it will take me a while...

I rather agree with you here - I was staying quiet as I know less than you - but I couldn'  see how the various hybrids - interesting though they are as images - relate to tarot at all. I think this world work better as an oracle.

The Colquhoun is rather a special case, but the other three you link to do all fit to a degree with tarot as I understand it. The Transparent in particular - the creation process is detailed on line and Emily certainly had traditional associations in mind and they can be seen in the individual cards - but the combinations add layers of meaning. This doesn't happen for me with your hybrid combinations - I'm sorry.

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