Feb 27, 2020
Mirror Mirror 1
Posted by Blaise Larmee

2dcloud s flagship anthology starts by exploring the work from leading figures in the burgeoning visual poetry movement within comics Pure images isn t even the right term for it presented without comment or context, one size fits all, a printed haze rendering craft or less moot as a reference point, you re looking at the idea of images than images themselve2dcloud s flagship anthology starts by exploring the work from leading figures in the burgeoning visual poetry movement within comics Pure images isn t even the right term for it presented without comment or context, one size fits all, a printed haze rendering craft or less moot as a reference point, you re looking at the idea of images than images themselves That s telling It s also telling that this project of re presenting other people s image ideas is perhaps the strongest work I ve seen from Blaise Larmee so far Sean T Collins I loved this collection Spare pieces about identity and interiority It reads like an auditory experience Sam Alden, author of It Never Happened Again and New ConstructionMirror Mirror, 2dcloud s flagship anthology, starts by showcasing the work from leading figures within comics burgeoning visual poetry movement In presenting a beautiful, pared down, and intimate look at drawings made by young people, the reader is able to glimpse and guess at their vulnerabilities, their dreams, fears, and aspirations Each volume will feature a guest editor, with this inaugural edition being helmed by cartoonist, critic, publisher, and larger than life Tumblr personality Blaise Larmee.Blaise Larmee b 1985 is an American cartoonist, critic, publisher, and artist, best known for his 2010 graphic novel Young Lions, his webcomic 2001, and his larger than life tumblr presence His 2014 comic Comets Comets was included in the Jonathan Lethem edited Best American Comics 2015.

  • Title: Mirror Mirror 1
  • Author: Blaise Larmee
  • ISBN: 9781937541200
  • Page: 465
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mirror Mirror dcloud s flagship anthology starts by exploring the work from leading figures in the burgeoning visual poetry movement within comics Pure images isn t even the right term for it presented without com

    David Schaafsma

    A collection of poetry comics exhibiting a range from a bunch of young artists, an exhibition, edited by Blaise Larmee No has satisfactorily defined what poetry comics are, thank goodness, so all this experimentation without boundaries is going on the last few years Work by Sarah Ferrick, Tracy Auch, Andrea Bjurstrom and others, some with just words which is what we might conventionally think of as poetry, of course , some in just images, some in barely formed marks on the page that could be eit [...]


    Kim

    comics drawings or images poetry.


    San Diego Book Review

    Reviewed by DM O Connor for San Diego Book ReviewSomewhere between an art literary journal, a compilation of artist s sketch books and a scanned copy of a poet s notebook, Mirror Mirror 1, edited by Blaise Larmee is a minimalistic dialogue subverting the idea of what a physical book should and can be Those who enjoy contemplating the transference of paper culture into digital culture and visa versa might be interested When I showed the book, beautifully bound, no expense spared on printing, to m [...]


    Squeasel

    Imagine a couple of pretentious students, assignments overdue, went through grabbing stuff from the trashcans of a couple dorm rooms and decided to make a book out of what they found, and pretend it was a book Then take the joke even further by publishing it bleh.


    Shadee

    I m just not getting most of the art


    M

    I opted to read this for Book Riot s 2017 challenge a book published by a micropress, as it was one of the few micropress books I was able to obtain from the library I have absolutely no idea what to make of this work.



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