will ashford: recycled words.

In the great word-bending tradition of Tom Philips’ Humement comes California-based artist Will Ashford’s Recycled Words.
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In a series of cut outs, spirals, doodles, and ink blots he re-vamps existing text into new poetry and messages you never knew were concealed within. As in the work above, “Look for Art 267”, I love how he uses the process of high-lighting. Normally used to break texts down into their most salient points, Ashford’s highlights do the opposite: ignore the existing text and instead reveal an entirely different meaning locked in the sentences.
Via NOTCOT

Comments

  1. Rebekah K says:

    Ok between me and you I love the Highlited portion…totally broke it down and made it really really poignant, I think…great job Jeremy!

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