David Sandlin, 76 Manifestations of American Destiny: Mythic Heroes, Mythic Villains.

​America tra mito e storia: David Sandlin in mostra a Booklyn

Dall’8 giugno al 27 luglio al Brooklyn Army Terminal nel Sunset Park a Brooklyn, il Booklyn esibisce una selezione della produzione dell’artista Davis Sandlin. In mostra ci saranno libri d’artista in serigrafia, Risograph zines e pubblicazioni in offset publications create in oltre trentacinque anni di carriera. Continue reading ​America tra mito e storia: David Sandlin in mostra a Booklyn

David Sandlin, 76 Manifestations of American Destiny: Mythic Heroes, Mythic Villains.

​American Myth and History: David Sandlin’s Exhibits at Booklyn

From June 8 to July 27, 2019, For two months, at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Booklyn will display selections from David Sandlin’s extensive output of silkscreened artists’ books, Risograph’ zines, and offset publications created over the past thirty-five years. Continue reading ​American Myth and History: David Sandlin’s Exhibits at Booklyn

The Two Sisters, Henri Fantin-Latour (1859).

Codes, Devices, and Reality

It’s summertime. In Bellerive by the Murtensee, Switzerland, a scientist, Pietro Brahe, and a writer, Ira Epstein, enjoy the fireworks’ show offered by the city of Geneva to celebrate the latter. In the darkness of Epstein’s garden, the two protagonists of Atlante occidentale (Del Giudice 1983, not translated in English), raptly look at the fireworks’ fluidity, speed, and the fleetingness. Which in this novel become a metaphor … Continue reading Codes, Devices, and Reality

The Two Sisters, Henri Fantin-Latour (1859).

Codici, artifici e realtà

È estate. A Bellerive sul Murtensee, in Svizzera, uno scienziato, Pietro Brahe, e uno scrittore, Ira Epstein, si godono lo spettacolo dei fuochi artificiali offerti dalla città di Ginevra in onore di quest’ultimo. Immersi nel buio del giardino, i due protagonisti di Atlante occidentale  (Del Giudice 1983), osservano assorti la fluidità, la velocità e l’inafferrabilità dei giochi pirotecnici. Che in questo racconto diventano metafora di … Continue reading Codici, artifici e realtà

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From pen to keyboard and beyond

  In the second half of the XIII century, Guido Cavalcanti made the tools he used to write speak to us: Noi siàn le triste penne isbigotite, le cesoiuzze e ’l coltellin dolente, ch’avemo scritte dolorosamente quelle parole che vo’ avete udite. What do we use to write every day? Have we fully replaced pencils and pens with keyboards? How did we get here? How have these … Continue reading From pen to keyboard and beyond

Narrative AI

“Hey, I’m going to subscribe to the universal library. Then, I’ll have all the future volumes of my periodical over and done with, already in the printer’s copy. I won’t need to worry about any of the articles. This is truly magnificent for the publisher: the elimination of the author from the entire business! The replacement of the writer by the combinatorial machine! A triumph … Continue reading Narrative AI