ROBERT BOWEN






© Robert Bowen 2017

Normally typography is presented as planar geometry seen in plan view, and it usually makes sense to do it that way.

Visually translating a text into other types of perspective projection substitutes a non-linear interaction with the text and subverts chronological readings; it can also suggest alternate interpretations.

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The Iliad by Homer II

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Landscape

An internet search of the word, landscape, was performed for an hour. During that time interesting passages were cut and pasted into a single document. The result was then visually interpreted.

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Flatland by Edwin Abbott.

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Moby Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville

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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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Euclid's Elements

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The Iliad by Homer

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De Sade's Philosophy of the Bedroom

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Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce

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Finnegan's Wake (details)

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A l'Infinitif by Marcel Duchamp

Notes pertaining to the Large Glass

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