he draws on with such aplomb is, if he only knew it, tired, friable, eaten from the inside as if by termites. Only the monosyllables
can still be relied on, and not even all of them. What is to be done? JM Coetzee, Disgrace,
is a hybrid art project that digitally
South African author JM Coetzee’s controversial
1999 novel, Disgrace in order to explore the failure of language to maintain its authority
in a complex global, postcolonial
the full text of Coetzee’s novel into images using the Google Search Engine’s “Image Search” functionality.
It matches each word in the book with its equivalent
No.1 Google search image to create a new book, a visual text that is rewritten
the eyes of a global, digital popular culture.
this is way cool, if you wait for all the images to download then scroll down at a medium fast speed, it’s quite cinematic and shows a cycle, I agree it’s a poem. it’s also fun to start a few of the vids all at once, a hugely amusing user participation piece, very thoughtful.