By Andrew Spano

Andrew Spano  (Author), Ivana Masic (Illustrator)


Paperback – 1 Oct 2012 | 126 pages | ISBN 0985714670 | ISBN-13 9780985714673

The poems and art of HARDSCAPE/ABC express the ridged, oblique, and human-made surfaces of our environment forming the way we think about the everydayness of existence. Beneath the surface is a grimoire, in the guise of a classical ABC, pushing the syntax of poetry into the extremes of its potential 'pataphysics - the magical dance of subject and object from which the furniture of the world arises in the imagination. Exploiting the dialectic of the personal and universal, the combined effect of drawings and poems creates an artificial territory where everything is possible within the aesthetic of a determined transliteration of Dasein.