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Re: [BKARTS] Alphabet



phenomenology of the alphabet?

On 1/18/06, Alice Simpson <DanceMarathon1@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> I just don't understand what some have against "the alphabet."
> The letters by which we communicate seem to continually take
> quite a lot of judgmental abuse.
>
> While I haven't spent my book art life creating alphabet books,
> I respect those that do. We dance to our own drummers.
> Over the past twenty years I developed an alphabet,
> with my own kind of personal passion. It might have been as
> meaningful to me as an artist to accomplish as creating an
> illuminated manuscript, a book about politics or the tango.
>
> The wonderful artful concentration one experiences,
> between mind and hand, the choices one makes in line,
> tone, color, words, the whole experience of "doing,"
> is very personal.   Who can determine individual passions?
> You?
>
> A L I C E H S I M P S O N
> D A N C E M A R A T H O N
> WEBSITE:www.alicesimpson.com
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