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My weight in gold (2021)

Á-FL´s 80 KG is the second installment in an annual edition titled ´My Weight in Gold´.The phrase is a pun on the metaphoric idiom ´worth its weight in gold´, which has its origin in the Roman Empire and first appeared in english by the early 1300s.
For the 2021 edition of my Weight in gold, A-FL weighed himself, after which he sourced an extensive number of vintage, weight-themed postcards. From dietary recommendations to foul jokes, most of the postcards were originally issued in the second half of the last century.
A-FL´s weight, as of the last month of the passes year, is gilded by hand onto the tergo side of each of the cards, and a small signature is applied by rubber stamp.
Each of the cards, which are all unique and selected at random upon purchase, comes in a rubber stamped envelope, with a translucent inner envelop protecting the delicate surface of the gilding. This is an open edition, yet numbers are highly limited, due to the laborious process of making each card.