16 : The Wasteland
paintings, prints and drawings are influenced by finding
rather broken, torn and neglected copy of The
Waste Land and Other Poems by
old Faber Paperback had been annotated
in beautiful pencil handwriting across the text by an anonymous
author (a sort of amateur Ezra Pound), in a valiant
understand the meaning of the poem.
is an interesting relationship between looking and reading,
the image and text creating interference, a dialectical
sense held somewhere between construction and falling apart.
There is something that resonates through the language and
look of the poem
on the page and the typography. Letterpress type visually
fragments the architectural form of letters, arranging some
sort of disconnected and dysfunctional alphabet.