Visual Reconstructions of Language

Sarah Hulsey

Abstract


This article discusses the central conceptual role that linguistics plays in Sarah Hulsey's visual art. By referencing the theory of generative grammar, she discusses how she creates visual analogs of sentences, sound patterns, and other linguistic structures through printmaking and artist’s books. Two projects are discussed, Diagraphia and The Space of Poetics, along with their influences, both visually and linguistically.

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