9.04.2005

Visual poetry

Brazilian Visual Poetry is a wild, wonderful connection of visual poems that combine words, fonts, arrangement, image, and color in a great blend of poetry and art.
Via scribblingwoman.




Altered Books is a neat project to create art and poetry by selectively vandalizing the pages of books.
Also via scribblingwoman.




A couple of lovely animated poems:

About the Other Animals is an elegant, powerful poem about the creatures denied passage on the Ark. It is featured in Born Magazine, an "Art and Literature Collaboration" showcasing a collection of interactive media projects.
Via grow-a-brain, via scribblingwoman.




Ode to Summer is probably not strictly speaking an animated poem, although it is about a poem. It is a gorgeously animated gem of a film by Ron Hui which brings Chinese calligraphy and painting to life.




UPDATE: LadySusan has pointed me to the excellent altered-book art of Tom Phillips. You can also see his "treated book," Humument, at its own site, www.humument.com. Cool stuff.


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2 Comments:

Anonymous Ladysusan:

Altered books reminds me of Tom Phillips Humument.
http://www.tomphillips.co.uk/humument/0/001010/index.html

Did I ever tell you about seeing his work in England?

12:04  
Blogger bluewyvern:

Wow, those are great. Thanks for the link!

No, I don't think I remember you mentioning him before. Do tell!

23:00  

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