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Definition of Asemic Writing - Adapted from Wikipedia

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by Terry Owenby Sep 11. 11 Replies

Adapted from Wikipedia Asemic writing is a wordless open semantic form of writing. The word asemic means “having no specific semantic content.” With the nonspecificity of asemic writing there comes a vacuum of meaning which is left for the reader to…Continue

Asemic Writing by Sharon Silverman

Started by Sharon Silverman. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Mar 9, 2016. 2 Replies

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The Martha Stuart School of Asemic Wallpaper - Start Your Career Today! - Special Discount for Prisoners

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by Ficus strangulensis Jan 20, 2016. 159 Replies

The Martha Stuart School of Asemic WallpaperFounder:Martha StuartAdministration:Katerina Nikoltsou, Dean of AsemicsDiane Keys, Minister of Propaganda, Student AmbassadorSnooker the Amazing Mail-art Dog, Dean of MenDavid Stafford, Dean of WomenDe…Continue

Programs converting Asemic Characters to Truetype fonts

Started by Franis. Last reply by Ficus strangulensis Aug 15, 2015. 1 Reply

Wondering if people in this group have any recommendations for (hopefully free!) programs out there that convert our stunning characters into truetype fonts? (I'm using the 2014 Long-Term-Support version of Ubuntu Linux and Win7 operating systems,…Continue

Tags: design, designing, asemic, making, programs

Hello, Franis... font editors, hopefully free

Started by Ficus strangulensis Aug 15, 2015. 0 Replies

Somewhere in my electronic piling system I've got an old version of the abbyy peoples' font creator/editor but I think I purchased it. They're a group of Russian's and their font and OCR products at least sound very good from reviews on the web. I…Continue

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Comment by Eduardo Cardoso on March 2, 2011 at 5:58pm
Now I'm interest in trying this technique. :)
Comment by cheryl penn on March 2, 2011 at 4:53pm
Ptrzia - I LOVE Codex Seraphinianus :-)
Comment by Ptrzia (TICTAC) on March 2, 2011 at 4:44pm

i am jumping right in here...:-) my favourite asemic mind blowing example is the Codex Seraphinianus...it is so complete.

It is a huge complex fascinating book from a multitalented italian artist Luigi Serafini. Worthed to check out:

http://issuu.com/dylan_k/docs/luigi.serafini.-.codex.seraphinianus

Comment by My Life As A Collage on March 2, 2011 at 4:16pm
thanks - "asemic writing" was not a term i was familiar with, so i was trying to make connections. (you know us visual learners...) you are as expert as anyone - i trust  your input.
Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 2, 2011 at 4:11pm
Hi My Life As A Collage, neither Cheryl nor I make any claim to be "experts" on this. I know I am hoping to learn too. So I hope others will jump in. I do think certain aspects of Twombly's work could be considered asemic. You have what appears to be writing but it's non-referential, truly visual language. Other folks jump right in here please.
Comment by David Stafford on March 2, 2011 at 4:11pm
Oh, and thanks, lisa, for the reference to the Voynich. I'd never heard of it before...that is so wonderful with wacky graphics right out of the IUOMA playbook.
Comment by David Stafford on March 2, 2011 at 4:09pm
Has anyone mentioned Saul Steinberg yet? He was the master of asemic officialdom. Film at eleven...
Comment by My Life As A Collage on March 2, 2011 at 4:05pm
Comment by My Life As A Collage on March 2, 2011 at 4:03pm
would you consider certain aspects of cy twombly's works to be asemic writing?
Comment by cheryl penn on March 2, 2011 at 3:53pm

What about the Phaistos Disk. Not this one, the real one -  The manuscript - Asemics??? No, I dont think so on reflection. Our interpretation - different story. Imposing meaning - we're good at that. What was the INTENT?

 

 

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