The Mechanical Word (Vol. 1-5)
Karen Bleitz
Richard Price (poet)
London, 2005
£400 each volume

A five volume series of mechanical books designed by Karen Bleitz with poetry by Richard Price.

The freestanding bookworks investigate the foundations upon which language and grammar are built. Turning the cranks, readers interact with mechanical poems to reveal the forces hidden within the constructs of communication.

Aluminium and silkscreened polypropalene, 24 x 24 x 3cm, 4pp, limited to 15 copies signed by artist and poet.

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Wrecking Ball (to be)
Hold Up (to have)
The Long Gone (to go)
Hard Done From (to do)
I Against I (subject)



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