By Marwa Boukarim, 2009.

This book deals with the overwhelming accumulation of correspondences in a digital age. Its goal is to make sense of my huge collection of letters, text messages, Facebook messages, emails, and chats by organizing them and finding new ways of visually representing the data at hand.

Saturday 6/15/2013

textart; 2000s; lebanon; print;

Georg Philipp Harsdörffer (1607-1668)

Georg Philipp Harsdörffer (1607-1668)

Friday 2/15/2013

1600s; ancient; poetry; TextArt;

Notgeld from the series designed in 1921 by Czech designer Wenzel Hablik, town of Itzehoe, via.

Notgeld from the series designed in 1921 by Czech designer Wenzel Hablik, town of Itzehoe, via.

Wednesday 1/30/2013

TextArt; Typography; 1920s;

Poster for the documentary Pushwagner, via.

Poster for the documentary Pushwagner, via.

Sunday 12/30/2012

textart; 2010s;

Meg Hitchcock

Meg Hitchcock

Tuesday 12/25/2012

textart; poetry; typography;

Edgardo Antonio Vigo, via.

Edgardo Antonio Vigo, via.

Thursday 11/15/2012

TextArt;

Isidro Ferrer.

Isidro Ferrer.

Tuesday 11/13/2012

TextArt;

Cuneiform is one of the earliest forms of writing. It’s about 5000 years old, and was the dominant written language in the Middle East (while the Egyptians were all hieroglyphics). It was used for three millennia.
For our digital convenience, it’s been packaged into Unicode. 
Photo by nantel.

Cuneiform is one of the earliest forms of writing. It’s about 5000 years old, and was the dominant written language in the Middle East (while the Egyptians were all hieroglyphics). It was used for three millennia.

For our digital convenience, it’s been packaged into Unicode

Photo by nantel.

Tuesday 10/23/2012

textart; ancient;

actegratuit:

Mantras and Meditations by Meg Hitchcock

Wednesday 10/17/2012

textart; typography; poetry;

The myth about Bird B (K. Holten & E. Mourier, 1970)

Tuesday 10/16/2012

TextArt; grid; 1970s;

A-C-R-C-I-T by Guy de Cointet (1971).

Monday 10/8/2012

TextArt; mathematics; numbers; 1970s;

Carmina figurata from a Festival prayer book (mahzor) for Rosh ha-Shanah, France, 14th c.

Carmina figurata from a Festival prayer book (mahzor) for Rosh ha-Shanah, France, 14th c.

Monday 9/17/2012

ancient; carmina figurata; TextArt;

Ivan Alexandrov

Saturday 9/15/2012

TextArt; Typography; Cyrillic;

Gelbart - My Favourite Vacation (2001). As of today, all of his albums are available at  Bandcamp. And please don’t miss his ASCII video Please Don’t Use Drugs.

Gelbart - My Favourite Vacation (2001). As of today, all of his albums are available at  Bandcamp. And please don’t miss his ASCII video Please Don’t Use Drugs.

Tuesday 9/4/2012

textart; 2000s;