Endless Preface to an Imaginary Work

Light is Speech Marianne Moore, What are Years 1. walking on water in the morning light, walking on water near the boat of saints, the water clear as the conflagration of the dead upon the shore in pyres, this dream you come in my dysphoric grief to wrap your arms about me, but instead blue…

the right of the people peaceably to assemble – Chris Gavaler

The image-text sequence “the right of the people peaceably to assemble” combines digitally manipulated photography, graphic design, and found language in a hybrid form that suits the technical definition of comics while violating comics’ conventions and connotations. The eight-piece sequence is part of a larger book-length project, Words Fail. assemble Pussy Riot Black Lives Matter…

9 contour drawing collages by Lori Langille

The Looking/Not Looking collage series features contour drawings layered with vintage 19th century images. Here the act of contour drawing, (observing an object closely and drawing it without looking down at the page) offsets the structured approach of collage, breaking up the detailed vintage images with a loose, spontaneous line. avocado toast book coffee fork…