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TAPES By Rosaire Appel
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Using tape instead of words, I explore some linear/ musical / architectural aspects of poetry. Pattern, rhythm, tonal densities - values that are present in everything we look at and everything we... More > read. My work moves back and forth over the cultural boundary that seeks to separate looking and seeing. As for actual words, I have included a brief meditation of tapes....< Less
second story By rosaire appel
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In this graphic novella a second telling has partially overwritten the first in the manner of a shouting match where one voice cancels the other....
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
The Metabolism of Rugs By Rosaire Appel
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What is the metabolism of rugs? This slim volume will not reveal that. But some kind of metabolic processes are taking place on these pages causing text to disintegrate as foreign elements intrude.
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