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This surreal and funny artist's book is a collaboration between conceptual artist Terence Gower and writer Monica de la Torre, who have created an anthology of meaningless book marketing blurbs, reviews of dubious exhibitions, evil-spirited notes by editors rejecting manuscripts, and obsessional letters addressed to a psychiatrist. Presented as an appendix of ancillary matThis surreal and funny artist's book is a collaboration between conceptual artist Terence Gower and writer Monica de la Torre, who have created an anthology of meaningless book marketing blurbs, reviews of dubious exhibitions, evil-spirited notes by editors rejecting manuscripts, and obsessional letters addressed to a psychiatrist. Presented as an appendix of ancillary material to a fictitious book, the texts take referentiality to a level of Borgesian absurdity. The humor is dry and understated, and it is only after rereading these pieces that the uncanny thread uniting these seemingly found and disjointed fragments becomes apparent. For anyone whose day-to-day encounters with discourse include texts riddled with jargon and psychoanalytical babble. Appendices, Illustrations & Notes offers a homeopathic antidote of sweet revenge on the slayers of language....

Title : Appendices, Illustrations & Notes
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ISBN : 9781889195353
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 64 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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