text/gallery curates collaborative projects inspired by the printed and written word. we are interested in the space between text and the visual arts: using typography, languages, libraries and archives as a catalyst for creative practice. Please check back for a new project series beginning in 2010.
text/gallery is an idea of
curator Rebecca Pohancenik
and studio zwei
Words Converge is a typographic installation featuring fragments of texts
by young poets floating on spherical weather balloons – perfect forms
which, though fragile, can reach the very limits of the sky.
Digital artwork acts as a virtual library of texts from Greece,
Georgia, Israel, Romania and the UK, exploring the
elemental and transitory nature of poetry.
PARTICIPATING POETS UK
Toby Martniez de Las Rivas
James Womack Greece
Dimitris P. Kraniotis
Dimitris Varos Israel
Yosef Sharon Romania
Florin Bican Georgia
CREDITS technical assistance balloons:
R2 Studio Architects programming:
Gábor Szalatnyai typography & design:
Words Converge is a British Council Creative Collaboration
Installation commissioned by Poet in the City