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ongoing Notes On Asemic Writing / Jim Leftwich. 2015

ongoing Notes On Asemic Writing Jim Leftwich 06.13.2015 from an email to Bill Beamer (2009) sometime in the mid-90s, probably 97, a visual poet named john byrum sent me a postcard in response to a series of poems i had sent him. the poems were letteral variations of poems by ...

Four questions about asemic writing, #02: Spencer Selby

1. Do you think the practice of asemic writing is something different from visual poetry? Or a part of it? This is a tough question. I could actually argue both ways, and for that reason I cannot give a clear choice of one option or the other. It does appear ...

Four questions about asemic writing, #01: Rosaire Appel

From now, at SCRIPTjr: a series of interviews, to ask several artists their opinion about four topics related to asemic writing. The first author is Rosaire Appel, here are her replies.  1. Do you think the practice of asemic writing is something different from visual poetry? Or a part of ...

Asemic-Pansemic [M.G.] +plus+ Why we continue using the term asemic writing, even though there is no such thing [J.L.]

Leftwich/Giovenale, collab piece, 2007 (see http://vispostock.blogspot.it/2007/08/with-jim-leftiwch.html) Asemic-Pansemic   Jim leftwich is definitely right in saying there's no actually perfect 'asemic' thing or sign, since everything conveys some meaning, everything may find its way to ––at least–– an inner 'emotional' (scribble of) meaning. He speaks of "pansemia" (from the Greek prefix "pan-" ...

My Book of Asemic Writing “Works & Interviews 1999-2014” is now available in paperback from Amazon USA & Amazon Europe for around $10

Here is the link for Amazon USA:  http://www.amazon.com/Works-Interviews-1999-2014-Michael-Jacobson/dp/1511755474/ref=sr_1_9?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1429992227&sr=1-9&keywords=asemic%20writing Amazon France: http://www.amazon.fr/Works-Interviews-1999-2014-Michael-Jacobson/dp/1511755474/ref=sr_1_1?s=english-books&ie=UTF8&qid=1429993847&sr=1-1&keywords=Works+%26+Interviews+1999-2014 Amazon Germany: http://www.amazon.de/Works-Interviews-1999-2014-Michael-Jacobson/dp/1511755474/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1429994079&sr=8-1&keywords=Works+%26+Interviews+1999-2014 Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Works-Interviews-1999-2014-Michael-Jacobson/dp/1511755474/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1429994368&sr=8-1&keywords=Works+%26+Interviews+1999-2014