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By: NOIR Arts

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Asylum is not just the deck of cards. Through the process of creating, artwork spread to all of artist's spheres of action. It became way of thinking. Obsession. Strange way of rationalization. Through time, court card characters developed they own personalities, and gave their creative contribution to the deck making. Trying to match their state of mind led to main motive -  "To create cards, which looks exactly like they made by Asylum inmates". Top quality materials making cards easy to handle, but with raw and unrefined looks of authentic materials accessible to Asylum patients, we achieved that goal. Cards made from imprecisely hand torn news papers, blood'n'ink stains, wooden coins and dice with symbols scratched by nails and primitive tools.