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Sign after the X _______

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ISBN-10: 1551521121

ISBN-13: 9781551521121

Edition: 2001

Authors: Marina Roy, Artspeak Gallery Staff

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"X" is one of the most provocative representations in contemporary culture: a symbol of capital, power, waste, and illicit desire. Based on the connection between language and lack, Sign after the X ______ investigates the letter "X" that is used in our culture as part of a complex sign system that encompasses the evolution of language back to its mythic origins. Including many of her drawings, Marina Roy uses narrative-and the book conventions of the dedication, preface, introduction, postscript, errata, and index-to form a compendium of X words that is part philosophical treatise on the foundations of image and text, part illustration, part math lesson, and part language primer. For the…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press
Publication date: 9/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 5.77" wide x 7.90" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Marina Roy is an artist whose practice includes sculpture, printmaking, painting, photography, and bookworks. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally since 1992. She holds a Masters degree in Visual Art from the University of British Columbia and completed her undergraduate studies at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She currently teaches Fine Arts at the University of British Columbia.