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Rembrandt Ellipsed By Rosaire Appel
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These fragments are taken from reproductions of Rembrandt drawings found in books and catalogues . They were scanned, adjusted, enlarged and eclipsed. The text, whose focus remains obscure, has also... More > been ellipsed....< Less
Rembrandt Ellipsed By Rosaire Appel
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These fragments are taken from reproductions of Rembrandt drawings found in books and catalogues . They were scanned, adjusted, enlarged and eclipsed. The text, whose focus remains obscure, has also... More > been ellipsed....< Less
NOT-TULIPS (visual haiku)) By Rosaire Appel
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These visual poems are 'not-tulips' because they have no color, need no water, won't wilt and die...
Where In / a series of events By Rosaire Appel
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A series of unspecified events, abstract, graphic, reminiscent of comic strips...Current events? Social events? Domestic events? Psychologic events? An event is, basically, a kind of energy, open to... More > interpretation.< Less
adds By rosaire appel
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Writing and drawing use similar gestures to create visual fields for the eye to see and the mind to read. Make a mark and add another: this is a basic procedure and I use it here with different... More > colored markers. Seeing precedes reading. Systems and games come about through patterns and repetitions, which introduces rules. Broken rules are not the same as spontaneity - but is this always apparent?< Less
A Collection of Seesongs By Rosaire Appel
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The eyes look, and the eyes read. They also listen - an act different from both looking and reading. To explore this concept, I put together a book of non-linguistic, non-pictorial visual material:... More > see songs. The drawings in this book are progressions which could be called 'asemic music'. ‘When the eye listens, the mind sings.’< Less
split-level pomes By Rosaire Appel
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Considering the split between words and images, reading and looking, thinking and experiencing - does anything remain level for long? This book is a visual meditation on split levels by way of pomes.... More > A pome is a dyslectic version of poem – or it is a typographically erroneous home. Either way, the pages consist of drawings and words, lines and letters, a few abstract comics and asemic diagrams. Daily news, unavoidable, slips in behind the scenes.< Less
LEAF(s) By Rosaire Appel
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A leaf, placed under a sheet of paper and rubbed with graphite, produces a graphite rendition of the leaf. The method is simple and the execution is satisfying. This is a book of leaves.
Manual of Disturbances By Rosaire Appel
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This is a book of drawings of locations in situation, and text - disturbed, interrupted, partially erased... It is meant to be entered visually as an exploration of active sites. The text is asemic... More > - without semantic value.< Less
Home & Elsewhere (poems) By Rosaire Appel
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Are these called poems just because I say so? The language is visual and asemic. Asemic writing has no semantic value, it is essentially un-codified marks on paper. The marks can be read as a kind... More > of body language – gestures that proliferate and cohere into forms reminiscent of poetic structures with echoes and alliterations and rhymes and rhythms… They might be songs as well as poems, or even dances….< Less