06 October 2019

Projection Lamp Catalog

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Projection Lamp Catalog”, a visual, non-buying publication, is a selection of drawings  that focus on the distribution of information on a page.  The information is asemic – it has no semantic value.  The drawings consist of (analog and digital) marks deployed as signals rather than symbols. Patterns, echoes, vibrations, pulsations and waves suggest sound and motion in this exploration of non-verbal language. 

24 May 2019

Any Afternoon....


"Any afternoon" ink and digital on Mylar, 18x25" / 2019
part of my sound drawing series / asemic music





(detail)

05 May 2019

Dearest, correspondences










Dearesttransforms email scams about money into poetry about human desire by way of erasure. Both the original and the transformation are presented on facing pages. These emails were accumulating in my junk mail box until I transferred them to my raw materials folder which I open in idle moments. These missives, these attempts to get something from someone for nothing and the language they use – is it intentional, or is it the result of a translation algorithm? Do these promises of money ever hook anyone? Erasure brings out another layer, no less desperate. The search for connection continues -- for better or worse.



Available online at http://www.lulu.com/shop/rosaire-appel/dearest/paperback/product-24024189.html
At Printed Matter, NYC https://www.printedmatter.org/catalog/53114
At Aeon Bookstore: https://aeonbookstore.com

30 April 2019

Listening to weather....

...Listening to weather / these are part of an ongoing series of 9x12" ink on Duralar drawings






06 January 2019

visual sound drawings

A selection of visual sound drawings, 2018, ink on polyester film / 16x20"
These were exhibited At Scholes Street Studio in Brooklyn, NY in February 2019.








24 November 2018

DISTURBANCES

In this book, both story and locations are disturbed - interfered with - disarranged. The result is a sequence of pages that are like rooms unhampered by customary furniture through which a non-verbal story is woven....
This is a colorized and edited hardcover version of my 2016 black and white book: Manual of Disturbances.






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20 October 2018

soundtrack/s (2018)











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