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Poetic Morphology

“Towards a poetic morphology” fills a small space with a landscape of letters, together forming the poem “Oppressive light” by Robert Walser. A path invites visitors to explore the landscape, read the poem in full and immerse themselves in the new connotations that arise between text and form. This arrangement in space – strongly affected by sunlight, time and weather – allows the text to slowly detach itself from its intrinsic meaning and to let form, typography and composition take over. The snowy landscape becomes malleable, thus creating a multitude of meanings for the observer. FACTS Location: Chaumont (F) Program: 25m² artistic/graphical... Read More

“Towards a poetic morphology” fills a small space with a landscape of letters, together forming the poem “Oppressive light” by Robert Walser.

A path invites visitors to explore the landscape, read the poem in full and immerse themselves in the new connotations that arise between text and form. This arrangement in space – strongly affected by sunlight, time and weather – allows the text to slowly detach itself from its intrinsic meaning and to let form, typography and composition take over. The snowy landscape becomes malleable, thus creating a multitude of meanings for the observer.

FACTS
Location: Chaumont (F)
Program: 25m² artistic/graphical installation
Client: Festival International de l’affiche et du graphisme
Year: 2011
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