Visual Transformations of Texts and Images

Basic Information

Title: Visual Transformations of Texts and Images
Artist(s): Manfred Mohr
Date Created: 1976

Description

4 artworks of which 2 are printed and 2 are drawn on folding and sprocketed computer printer paper. First shown Paris, 1976, then Hamburg 1976

Visual Transformations of texts and images – 1976
First shown in group show {photo left): Contrastes, Centre Culturel de Marais, Paris 1976
My contribution to the show was 4 artworks which were
printed/drawn on folding and sprocketed computer printer paper.
Two were drawings on the back of the printer paper:
– Transformation of one rotation of a cube into another, line by line
– Transformation of 2 overlaying cubes loosing lines, one by one
Two were a text transformed into another text, letter by letter:
– First line of a text by Jacques Monod into the second line of the text
– French text into its English translation

These works were later shown at Galerie Situation 2, Hamburg 1976

Photo left: One of the works in my show at bitforms, NY 2011
The drawings in this show belong to my workphase Cubic Limit I, 1973-1975 & 1976 where I use the 12 edges of the cube as an alphabet.

Details with photos of the shows and my 4 works on my webpage: http://emohr.com/collab-exp/marais.html

 

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