Rust Belt Arcana Tarot Deck
Artist: David Wilson
Author: Matt Stansberry
The tarot deck contains 78 watercolor prints by David Wilson (co-author and illustrator of Rust Belt Arcana: Tarot and Natural History in the Exurban Wilds, also available in our shop). Cards are standard tarot size (2.75" x 4.75" / 300 gs).
Rust Belt Arcana uses the time-tested structure of tarot, juxtaposing the characteristics of the cards of the Tarot's Major Arcana to the creatures and plants around us. The idiosyncratic essays that result connect biology and natural history to the human condition; they are stories of abundance and loss, limning the persistent remnant wilderness of the Rust Belt. Exploring this natural history helps us to see beauty in a beleaguered landscape often dismissed as unremarkable, and to define our remarkable place in it.