Libro n° 2 : 1972 Mirtha Dermisache

Published by CDLA (Centre des livres d'artistes), Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, 2008, 72 pages (b/w ill.), 23.5 × 28 cm, French

Price: €23

Produced on the occasion of the exhibition Mirtha Dermisache LIBROS – Dispositif éditorial Florent Fajole, Centre des livres d’artistes, October 4 – December 20, 2008.

Argentinian artist Mirtha Dermisache wrote dozens of books, hundreds of letters and postcards, and countless texts. Not a single one was legible, yet, in their promixity to language, they all resonate with a mysterious potential for meaning. Using ink on paper, Dermisache invented an array of graphic languages, each with its own unique lexical and syntactic structure, laden with poetic and sometimes visceral suggestion.

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