UN COUP DE DÉS: Bild gewordene Schrift. Ein ABC der nachdenklichen Sprache / Writing Turned Image. An Alphabet of Pensive Language D

An idea first conceived in Stéphane Mallarmé’s Un coup de dés (A roll of the dice), 1897 has become an integral part of avant-garde methods of the 20th century: unmasking language as a convention that serves to subject the individual to discipline and a regulated system of capitalist exploitability. Against this situation, language is to undergo a revision in order to reconquer its imaginative space, to break free of its purposive character. In this comprehensive publication accompanying the homonymous exhibition well-known art historians and artists reflect the poetic and subversive potential of language.D

Text: SigrÌdur Arnar Anna, Folie Sabine. pp. 247; paperback. Publisher: Generali Foundation, Wien, 2008.D

ISBN: 9783901107559 | 390110755XD
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An idea first conceived in Stéphane Mallarmé’s Un coup de dés (A roll of the dice), 1897 has become an integral part of avant-garde methods of the 20th century: unmasking language as a convention that serves to subject the individual to discipline and a regulated system of capitalist exploitability. Against this situation, language is to undergo a revision in order to reconquer its imaginative space, to break free of its purposive character. In this comprehensive publication accompanying the homonymous exhibition well-known art historians and artists reflect the poetic and subversive potential of language.D

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