Pseudographia: Automatic Asemic Writing

Pseudographia is the term I use to refer to either the practice of automatic asemic writing, that is, wordless, artistic writing created in an unconscious way, or the unconscious drive to engage in such writing. I have recently been revisiting the work of the Belgian poet and artist Henri Michaux, as I feel his asemic…View Post

Asemic Writing: The Drive to Create Imaginary Languages and Alien Alphabets

I have long been fascinated by the artistic drive to create imaginary languages. Countless numbers of them exist. And some of them have made their way into public consciousness since they have been integrated into the fictional worlds and universes portrayed in popular books and television shows. These fictional languages include Elvish in the works…View Post

Ernesto Muniz: A Collage Artist Reimagining Religious Iconography

Ernesto Muñiz is a Mexican collage artist, born in 1974 in Mexico City. But his passion for the collage medium came later in life. He studied graphic design at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City but after graduation turned to photojournalism, working for a number of photographic agencies, newspapers, and magazines all over the world.…View Post

Surreal Paintings by Interesni Kazki

Aleksei Bordusov (aka Aec) and Vladimir Manzhos (aka Waone) are two Ukrainian artists who first met in 1999 in Kiev. They were both doing regular graffiti at the time. But then in 2005, they decided to team up and create the duo Interesni Kazki (which means Interesting Fairytales). The duo have since painted surrealistic murals…View Post

Surrealist Paintings by James McCarthy

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