Lip Sink Rewrite V1

Margo Halverson

With a Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition; a 1928 Masonic Holy Bible; Emily Dickinson’s Selected Poems & Letters; and a Rand McNally World Atlas Imperial Edition from 1968, I asked the participants–a mix of graphic designers, architects, interior designers, professors, curators, writers–to REWRITE using only these with the possibility of the addition of island organic material onto a paper support I gave them for consistency.

Maybe the questions that could be raised now are those of reading: how do the texts work together, contrast or underscore a new meaning, what on each page carries the message (what is the message), how does the role of design play in pacing, does one look or read, what about individual repertoires of form…


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