Re: [-empyre-] 2 wr[b]yte
The Chinese made scratches on turtle shells.
The Phoenicians made bird claw scratch in clay.
The Greeks could write left to right than right to left then back etc.-
boustrophedon- the way they plowed.
The Romans saw text- textera- as weaving.
The Polynesians made maps out of string and stick and stone.
When my father was little he wrote with eagle feathers.
I saw my uncle compose and drop hot lead poems from his linotype machine.
I try to do all of the above at once on my computer.
I know people love to emulate Mr and Mrs Veneering and have everything bran
I believe that it is as grave a human error to believe that only what is new
is good as it is to believe that only what is old is good. For an artist
everything is good.
What is bad is to be dead.
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Sent: Saturday, October 08, 2005 7:09 PM
Subject: Re: [-empyre-] 2 wr[b]yte
At 07:08 AM 9/10/2005, fwrote:
1. Etymologically, "to write" means: to tear, scratch, cut.
Thus "to write"
points to the basic cut (or the differentiation) that makes a difference,
that in-forms by creating information, meaning, sense.
Or with George
Spencer Brown: "Draw a distinction, and you create a universe."
Thus, when I
think about 'digital writing' I have to do with a doubled or better: a
Aesthetically, digital writing - for me - is
concerned with the processes, conditions and potential of writing in its
_intricate mirror mem[e_st]ories_
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