This Visual Poetry Is Made From A Very Surprising Text

This Visual Poetry Is Made From A Very Surprising Text

Simplicity is underrated. The art that I find most engaging is usually the result of a simple idea, well executed and buoyed up by imagination. Jörg Piringer is one such artist. A jack of all trades, I’m mostly interested in his visual poetry and the way it conveys meaning despite language being obscured. His piece … Continue reading This Visual Poetry Is Made From A Very Surprising Text

30 May 2017  //  Remi Graves


Simplicity is underrated. The art that I find most engaging is usually the result of a simple idea, well executed and buoyed up by imagination. Jörg Piringer is one such artist. A jack of all trades, I’m mostly interested in his visual poetry and the way it conveys meaning despite language being obscured.

His piece Fallen looks like the debris of a collapsed poem, as dead letters piled on top of each other amass at the bottom of the page.  Reading more about the context revealed that the language is from the communist manifesto!

What is Jörg trying to convey through this piece? How could you play with language and visuals in an interesting way?

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