George Cullen

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palindrome study
hardback concertina book with mirrored and printed pages
2010

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Experiment in the act of reading. I have become quite fascinated with the palindrome as form. The idea of center. A symmetrical word revealed out of a word with a symmetrical spelling. The idea of the palindrome as a word that reads the same way is explored in the reflection. The word that is reflected back often has no relation to the word that its trying to show. What you get is the physical embodiment of the palindrome where it has discarded its relation with the meaning of the original word. Its subverting the structure of language. Creating words that embody meaning greater than the word itself

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