dead machine board pt. 2

 

 

dead machine board pt. 3

 

 

dead machine board pt. 5

 


Federico Federici’s artist statement: Asemic writing points to a gradual weakening of the correlation between sign and meaning or, within the language of Biology, to contradict the «form follows function» statement. Any textual hermeneutics based on an archaeological approach (restoration of a minimum set of alphabet signs from fragmented subsets, recovery of the original syntax from noisy communication channels etc.) would hopelessly fail. The reason for this failure is programmatic. The flux of symbols does not tend to intercept and duplicate encrypted information. It works around the uniqueness of each code by blending familiar patterns out of context, devising new ones or introducing modifications. This is one of the most subversive traits, legitimizing the paradox of asemic communication.

Details of the works:
“dead machine board pt 2”, ink, pencil, printer and typewriter on paper, 210×297 mm, 2017.
“dead machine board pt 3”, ink, pencil, printer and typewriter on paper, 210×297 mm, 2017.
“dead machine board pt 5”, ink, pencil, printer and typewriter on paper, 210×297 mm, 2017.

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Website: http://federicofederici.net/

May 8, 2018

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