Monday, July 23, 2007

David-Baptiste Chirot's "See Scrawls"/Where Poetry and Visuality Collide

David-Baptiste Chirot's collage work, it seems to me, is an attempt to bring a poetic sensibility to the visual image--while the images seem to confront us with the incommensurability of our language to describe the new conditions of "Pure War," of the "War on Terror," they offer something close to a new lexicon, a way of naming by showing.

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