Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists


Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists

Asemic writing for mail-artists

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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 Francis Lammé Dec 9, 2020. 166 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

Spontaneous Asemics

Started by Carien van Hest. Last reply by Carien van Hest Oct 20, 2020. 12 Replies

I am curious how members view the phenomenon of spontaneous asemics and if they ever experience something like I did this afternoon. I was tidying my workspace and while lifting a pile of paper I detected marks of ink that got stuck to the plastic…Continue

font creator program

Started by Mail Art Martha. Last reply by Francis Lammé Aug 24, 2020. 2 Replies

Hi I am new here because by chance I saw your question. I have used Fontographer to create my own fonts from drawings and it is easy and free. It will work with W7, I think. You need a painting /graphic program to create tiny drawings of each…Continue

Definition of Asemic Writing - Adapted from Wikipedia

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by david-baptiste chirot Feb 18, 2019. 12 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

Personal shorthand jazz writings with words.

Started by Bill Newbold. Last reply by Ficus strangulensis Oct 13, 2018. 2 Replies

Can ideas like this be included in the asemic type of development?Jazzy script in a kind of shorthand notation?Continue

The Push and Pull of Graffiti

Started by Sharon Silverman Apr 3, 2018. 0 Replies

I am always fascinated by the art that develops when the Graffiti Artist tags a blank space and the person who hates Graffiti covers it up ...Tag - Cover-up , Tag - Cover-up etc...Continue

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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?


Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 2, 2011 at 3:45pm

And you know you can always get the lowdown in (Thank you David Stafford for this spendid work):

Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 2, 2011 at 3:42pm

Dear Mariska van den Heuvel, great to see you at IUOMA again and in the asemic group. A piece by Mariska:

Comment by cheryl penn on March 2, 2011 at 3:27pm
O - I remembered something - hasn't this manuscript been narrowed down to a few glyphs? About 20sih??  I sometimes use this technique and consider it asemic writing??? But I've never thought of it as asemic writing, no.
Comment by cheryl penn on March 2, 2011 at 3:23pm
Lisa - interesting observation. This particular manuscript has always fascinated me. Will have to think about this :-) excellent :-)
Comment by De Villo Sloan on March 2, 2011 at 3:20pm
Great Diane. You know I consider you a serious artist. You should never think I didn't think you were a serious artist because I never thought that. Those asemic symbols near the top are cool - you draw!
Comment by DKULT on March 2, 2011 at 3:14pm

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