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Home & Elsewhere 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
Dearest... By Rosaire Appel
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This book transforms email scams about money into poetry about human desire by way of erasure. Both the original and the transformation are presented on facing pages. These emails were accumulating... More > in my junk mail box until I transferred them to my raw materials folder which I open in idle moments. These missives, these attempts to get something from someone for nothing and the language they use – is it intentional, or is it the result of a translation algorithm? Do these promises of money ever hook anyone? Erasure brings out another layer, no less desperate. The search for connection continues -- for better or worse.< Less
soundtrack/s By rosaire appel
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This book contains sound drawings that are ink/digital hybrids. I listen. I draw. I’m not transcribing but inventing. My reference is our common sound environment, this is my raw material. ... More > These pages call for visual listening – but synesthesia is not required.< Less
DISTURBANCES By Rosaire Appel
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In this book, both story and locations are disturbed - interfered with - disarranged. The result is a sequence of pages that are like rooms unhampered by customary furniture through which a... More > non-verbal story is woven.... This is a colorized and edited hardcover version of my 2016 black and white book: Manual of Disturbances.< Less
BRANCHING / with luggage By Rosaire Appel
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This is a visual book with words. Branching is a connective process of linear expansion. Luggage is carried from place to place. Language, could be considered as a branch of luggage.... In this... More > book photographs of branches have been complicated by language, which is baggage trying to pass as luggage. The content packed into this luggage is domestic, scientific and political - nothing is folded neatly, it's all jammed in among branches that remain unaffected by it.< Less
marking tiime By rosaire appel
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Marking Time is comprised of ledger book pages on which blocks of black ink and illegible fragments of text have been printed. As a result, the pages have been relieved of their original... More > responsibility of keeping record and, instead, present a series of detailed abstractions that reference landscape and calligraphy.< Less
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