a trip to the world of poemics
it's beautiful! I guess poemics can be found here right when the difference is forgotten.and the plans (200+ pages) sound great!
It's breathtakingly beautiful. I don't think I can explain it fully, but something happened on (as marked) p. 28 that really took my breath away. It was a transformation of the glyphs that nonetheless stayed within the emergent protocol of the book.I like how you get to a sense of asemic writing through (for lack of a better description) a sort of cropping. And yes, in the several pages, the shapes of the negative space suggest panels in an abstract comic more than the ascending and descending limits of letters.BUT, I never lose that sense of asemic writing or that the guiding image is the shape of text on a page. So what happens when abstract comics and asemic writing run together in this way is that you give me a greater sense of their commonality. And I like that!I think all this poemics/abstract comics/asemic writing/visual poetry work needs to ultimately blur and bleed. I don't think it is accidental that there is so much crossover between artists doing work in these "genres" (is that the right word even?).Anyway, I hope the terms give us productive direction rather than function as boundary or guarded territory.
thanks for your comments & good to have your voice back in circulation. the more I delve into asemic writing and abstract comics the closer they get - in fact they may even share the same root and produce different branches.