Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists


Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists

Asemic writing for mail-artists

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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


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 DKULT on March 2, 2011 at 3:14pm
Comment by cheryl penn on March 2, 2011 at 2:52pm
Great to see so many here :-) and such a FAB response to the group. Had a discussion with Les this morning about asemics - so, although I was not here, was still peering into the depths of this o so wonderful textual abyss.
Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 2, 2011 at 2:26pm
Hi Heather, a member of the thriving South African Mail-Art School I think? I see the group as a place for mail-artists who are interested in doing asemics in their work. You can find people here who might be interested in exchanging asemic work. That's up to you. I see it as a place for people to post examples for others to see what kind of work is being done. I'm thrilled we have some people in the group who are really ACCOMPLISHED in this area as well as others who want to learn. So just go with the flow. I'm always pleased to receive asemic work. Thanks for your involvement!
Comment by heather miller on March 2, 2011 at 2:06pm
greetings. this is really fascinating. just looked it up. Thanks for the invite. is this a continuation of the theme of the Mail Art concept? where I send art to you? or is it personal art that one publishes on IUOMA?
am loving the differnt directions the art is taking me. learning so much!!
Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 2, 2011 at 1:08pm
Dear new friend bruno neiva, great link to your work below! I am very glad you're here. I think you bring much. I look forward to seeing more of your visual poetry and asemics. A wonderful example for others to see.
Comment by Karen Champlin on March 2, 2011 at 1:23am
I find the act of creating Asemics to be very visceral at times.
Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 1, 2011 at 11:43pm
Dear Sue Bowen, I've seen some of your work. I think you are doing asemics already. From what I gather, many artists who work in the verbal-visual area start creating symbols and symbol systems in their work almost unconsciously or intuitively. I certainly HOPE you stay with the group.
Comment by prettylily on March 1, 2011 at 11:25pm

If the language just emerges from my work, does that count?  That's my MO.  I hope I can still be a member. :-)

Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 1, 2011 at 11:18pm
Excellent Amazon59, invented languages fit right into this.
Comment by amazon59 on March 1, 2011 at 10:44pm
At last - a place to use the language i created!

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