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The Oxygen of Truth [volume 1] / Gaze,Tim ; Leftwich J ; Michaux H ; Dotremont C ; Vleeskens C., 2001

Identifier: CC-39423-41375

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Scope and Contents

Gaze explains in his introduction that his texts are improvised asemic texts which means no semantic content. Composed of writings from other languages and made up works by the artist, they incorporate writing and an infra-verbal level. Gaze notes that asemic texts have no writer-intended meaning. "If you the viewer perceive a meaning, you've created that meaning yourself." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2001



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (19 pages)) ; 21.7 x 14.1 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

box shelf

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Lawrence, Kansas : Broken Boulder Press. Nationality of creator: Australian. General: Added by: RUTH; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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