However, the Major Arcana is what makes a pack of cards a Tarot deck. They have remained almost unchanged since the beginning of their creation. These ‘22 cards depict and create the continuous and ever-changing physical and spiritual forces affecting humanity. To some persons, the trump cards are a pictorial processional of life’s fateful events.’ (Kaplan 1978, p2) For this reason I decided that these cards should remain as they were.
Overall, I am very pleased on what I have learned and what I have achieved with the Masters Project. My time frame was very small and I would have liked to produce a video as well as an app for the mobile. However, I do believe I got the major aspects of the project. I not only produced a set of Tarot cards that is incredibly different to anything that is on the market, I also produced a website and a social media campaign. I also prepared an exhibition, which I had never done before. Most importantly, I tested the cards and games, and I created a Tarot deck that challenges people’s views of what a Tarot deck is and does.
However, for me the major learning aspect was the development of the idea and how the concept brought the project together, is what made the story. The cards, the website, the posters, the possible video, the future production of the mobile app are the lateral aspects of the idea, what feeds the story. But the concept is the story and the story is what the user experiences.
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