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Não de China
Jorge Méndez Blake & Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio [see all titles]
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 Jorge Méndez Blake & Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio Não de China
Edited by Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio and Jorge Méndez Blake.
Texts by Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio, Jorge Mendez Blake, Santiago da Silva.

Graphic design: Santiago da Silva.
published in November 2018
bilingual edition (English / Spanish)
11,5 x 16,8 cm (softcover)
240 pages (color & b/w ill.)
€19.00
ISBN: 978-3-943514-93-3
EAN: 9783943514933
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This publication is the result of a collaboration between artist Jorge Méndez Blake, curator Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio and graphic designer Santiago da Silva. Gathered around a shared interest for Mexican poet José Juan Tablada, the three authors attempt to offer contemporary interpretations of the seminal themes in his work (orientalism, relation betwenn literature and architecture…).
This book is a close collaboration between artist Jorge Méndez Blake, curator Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio, and designer Santiago da Silva in the mutual interest on unfinished novels, libraries and the connections that can be made between literature and architecture, based on Mexican poet José Juan Tablada's oeuvre.
Não de China (China Boat) takes as a departure point José Juan Tablada's writings, seeking the missing connections in order to produce a series of encounters and perspectives into his literature. By unraveling Tablada's oeuvre, imagining his lost or unfinished works, this book attempts to give contemporary interpretations of some of the seminar themes in his work: Orientalism, the relation between literature and visual arts, and the creation of national identity through art and architecture.
Rodrigo Ortiz Monasterio is a Mexican curator and writer, editor at Sur and founder of Guayaba Press.

Born 1974 in Mexico, Jorge Méndez Blake lives and works in Guadalajara, Mexico.