Ort LandPietrasanta (Italien)
Medium Objekt, Multiple
wordpharmacy - Nouns - Contents: 431
18x40,5 cm, , ISBN/ISSN 9783943196054
Kartonbox 10,5x11,8x7,5 cm (HxLxB, auseinandergefaltet 18x40,5 cm, mit Beipackzettel A4 gefaltet auf 7x7,7 cm
Wordpharmacy combines the structure of language with the healing principles of various medicaments. Like pills, language is something to be consumed by the body, and in turn it does not only affect our conceptions of things, but it also comes to designate our very corporal movability in the world. Consequently, words are not only something we consume, they are refractory entities that in turn define and consume us. Wordpharmacy can be seen as a poetical gesture endeavouring to let words work their magic from within the body itself. The Wordpharmacy is written and produced by the danish poet Morten Søndergaard. The Wordpharmacy has be shown in several cities like Paris and London and Berlin and Bangor and Tromsø and Voss. The Wordpharmacy is translated into English by Barbara Haveland and designed by Christian Ramsø and is now available in six languages.
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