Cardistry is an art form with playing cards. The art of Cardistry is to manipulate playing cards and to make these actions look as impressive as possible. The word Cardists is a combination of the English words: card and artists.
An introduction to Cardistry
While card magic focuses on manipulating playing cards for illusions, cardistry is the non-magical manipulation of playing cards with the intention of displaying creativity, performance art and skill. Cardistry is the art of throwing, cutting, flipping, rotating, shuffling and making fans from playing cards. playingcardshop.eu supplies playing cards throughout Europe to card players with a passion for cardistry.
Cardistry in Europe
Cardistry is gaining increasing popularity in Europe as well as in the rest of the world. More and more videos and tutorials from cardistry performers are being placed on the online video platform Youtube. Today cardistry and card artists are immensely popular among kids.
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The Cardistry-Con is an interactive conference centered around the art of cardistry, where cardistry enthusiasts from around the world gather to explore the limitless expressive potential of an ordinary deck of playing cards. In 2015, the very first Cardistry-Con took place in Brooklyn in New York, then in 2016 the Cardistry-Con took place in Berlin in Germany, in 2017 the Cardistry-Con was in Los Angeles, in 2018 the Cardistry-Con was hosted in Hong Kong in China and in the summer of 2019 the Cardistry-Con was hosted in Portland, Oregon in the USA. In response to COVID-19, the 2020 & 2021 conference is postponed until further notice.