Text-as-Medium is a term I created to define the hybrid literary-visual work I make.
Miles Turned to Years and Weaver’s Moon
From the series Postcards & Newsprint, cut-up poetry, photo-etching prints on paper, 16×16″, 2021
Radacted is a series of hybrid literary-visual long poems using redaction to create poetic verse in the form of erasure poetry (also known as found poetry). Please open the PDF links to view the poems.
Inhabit My Absence, For The Wanderer… Love, Via Postel, erasure poetry (a form of found poetry) taking up the work by David Hinton–Awakened Cosmos (2019)–as source material, 2020 (PDF)
At Death We Forage, For Via Postel… Love, The Wanderer, erasure poetry ( a form of found poetry) taking up the work by Werner Herzog —Of Walking in Ice: Munich-Paris, 23 November-14 December 1974 (2015)– as source material, 2019 (PDF)
Helen Redacted, For the lovers of eternity, Via Postel and The Wanderer… From one who remembers, erasure poetry (a form of found poetry) taking up the work by the poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)– Helen in Egypt (1955)–as source material, 2018 (PDF)
Postcards and Newsprint
Postcards and Newsprint is a series of hybrid literary-visual postcard-love letters imagined as correspondence between the lovers of eternity, The Wanderer and Via Postel, original poetry & cut-up technique, 2017- present.
“…to make visible the interior sentence, the sentence without words,
the cord that unrolls itself infinitely, sinuously, and deep within…”
~ Henri Michaux
Several series are bundled into the concept titled Defying Translation all of which are hybrid literary-visual works used to imagine postcard correspondence between the lovers of eternity, Via Postel and The Wanderer.
(left: From Via Postel to the Wanderer) (right: From The Wanderer to Via Postel)
Postcard correspondence between Via Postel and The Wanderer paired and assembled to form containers to hold their secrets.