About Trees

About Trees About Trees Is An Artist Book By Katie Holten It Will Be The First Book In BDP S New Series Parapoetics A Literature Beyond The Human Holten Has Created An Alphabet From Her Tree Drawings And Made A New Typeface Called Trees Registering A Crisis Of Representation, About Trees Considers Our Relationship With Language, Nature, Information, Drawing, Ecology, Memory, Systems, And Time In The Anthropocene.Texts By Jorge Luis Borges, Inger Christensen, William Corwin, Charles Darwin, Nicole Davi, Tacita Dean, Brian Enquist, Amy Franceschini, Charles Gaines, James Gleick, Fritz Haeg, Amy Harmon, Natalie Jeremijenko, Eduardo Kohn, Elizabeth Kolbert, Irene Kopelman, Ursual K Le Guin, Ada Lovelace, Robert Macfarlane, E.J McAdams, Arianna Occhipinti, Katie Paterson, Thomas Princen, Pedro Reyes, Robert Sullivan, Rachel Sussman, Nicola Twilley, Gaia Vince, Aengus Woods, And Others. Thought provoking implied commentary on how everything is connected communication is rooted in language, which is rooted in comprehensible and relatable ideas such as metaphors like rooted how we choose to communicate influences the world around us just as how we treat the environment effects the world patterns in the natural world indicate facts and concepts just as the density of the text forests p
Definitely targeted at readers with a love for trees Holten has put together a collection of texts from 50 different authors scientists poets and the like If there is a common theme beyond merely trees, it is how humans over the ages have related to, understood and communicated about trees. An unusual, mind stretching book Author editor is an artist from Dublin, working in NYC It is a book whose design, paper choice, cover choice, drawings, and text all interrelate There are about 50 essays included some are several pages, some are a couple of lines, some speak directly about trees, some do not Authors are artists, poets, authors, scientists, etc Which will I remember the most Maybe the one Against Trees by the artist who grew up terrified of Lyme disease ticks in Connecticut which he associated with trees and who also prefers digital texts to tree books Or maybe the ones about libraries which are created using tree products Or the one about Liberty Trees, specifically the famous elm on Boston Commons that the British chopped down Or Rachel Sussman s story of the 3,500 year old bald cypress near Orlando that had its own park but was burned destroyed

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  • Paperback
  • 253 pages
  • About Trees
  • Katie Holten
  • English
  • 10 June 2019
  • 9783943196306