Tarot of Chance

The Tarot of Chance is a work performed for one person at a time. Aided by cards developed by The Big Conversation Space (Niki Korth, San Francisco, and Clémence de Montgolfier, Paris) in collaboration with John Mowitt (Leeds, United Kingdom), The Tarot of Chance is based on the structure and methodology of the Tarot de Marseilles (XVth century), or classical divination tarot.

The Tarot of Chance, however, neither claims nor asserts any connection to the spiritual realm, save that which comes with every human encounter, and aims to serve as a mediator between one’s desires and constraints. The artist serves as a reader and uses chance to propose directions to the participant, in the way one might flip a coin in order to help a decision-making process. It creates a moment of contact and negotiation between signification and interpretation, belief and disbelief, trust and deceit.

The cards for The Tarot of Chance are available for purchase (contact us directly if interested).

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Reading sessions of the Tarot of Chance with The Big Conversation Space are available in person in the San Francisco Bay Area or the Paris Metropolitan Area, and virtually anywhere with an Internet or phone connection.

Tarot of Chance reading sessions have thus far taken place at the following events/locations:

Parking Lot Art Fair | Fort Mason Center (Parking Lot) | San Francisco, USA

RADIATIONS 24 | Laptop Radio | Geneva, Switzerland

Launch of Volume Magazine, Winter 2014 | Chez Treize | Paris, France

Perform Chinatown Afterparty | Human Resources | Los Angeles, USA

Shared Feedback: Design + Technology Salon | San Francisco Art Institute | San Francisco, USA

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