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Asemic Art
« on: May 03, 2008, 12:47:16 pm »
this is so pretty.

reading the Art of Memetics, i had to look up the word "asemic", this was one of the results:

http://thenonist.com/index.php/weblog/permalink/2679/

Asemic writing is a sort of writing without words, basically it's just scribbling stuff that looks like writing, kind of like doing stream of consciousness writing without even caring about the language or words.

Asemic art is then like calligraphy in this medium. In other words, pretty shapes that sort of give the suggestion of type.
« Last Edit: May 03, 2008, 12:57:29 pm by triple zero »
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Re: Asemic Art
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2008, 10:17:36 pm »
:mittens:

These are wonderful! The combination of art and script is beautiful, even if it doesn't have any inherit meaning. This is definitely fappable for us language and typography freaks.  :fap:
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Re: Asemic Art
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2008, 09:17:16 pm »
Have you ever seen the cover of The Darkness that Comes Before by R. Scott Bakker? It's covered in asemic art (never mind that I didn't know what that was until I opened this thread).

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Re: Asemic Art
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2008, 03:18:25 am »
very cool.
reminds me a lot of Douglas Hofstadter's "whirly art" and my own brand of angular geometric doodlings

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Re: Asemic Art
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2008, 07:46:37 pm »
Voynich manuscript, what have you done!?  :argh!: