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Le degré 41 sinapiséLecture on Pearl Disease, Paris 1922

Iliazd - Le degré 41 sinapisé
The first volume in bie bao series dedicated to militant investigations on Russian poet, designer, typographer, theoretician, and publisher Iliazd (Ilya Zdanevich), who developed a new philosophy and methodology from zaum (trans-sense) experiments.
This publication presents Zdanevich's talk Le degré 41 sinapisé on the "pearl disease" in language, reporting on the potential of zaum to destroy not only social and national barriers, but also the ones dividing humans and animals. This first English translation of the talk from 1922 is introduced together with a short note by Marzio Marzaduri, an Italian scholar who first published the sinapisé lecture from the manuscript in its original Russian. The volume also includes an experimental essay by Elvin Brandhi, a Welsh musician who sent her text from Istanbul, while on a long layover on the way to Beirut on February 22nd 2022, exactly one hundred years on from the date Zdanevich initially gave the lecture.
The bie bao series will include eight publications, covering many layers of Zdanevich's rich theoretical and artistic output. Each volume consists of a bio-bibliographical introduction, a commentary, a translation with annotations, and artistic intervention.
Iliazd (Ilya Zdanevich, 1894-1975) was a Russian poet, designer, typographer, theoretician, art critic, and publisher, close to the avant-garde circles and one of the promoters of Futurism in Russia, author of a poetic work, drama written in zaum abstract poetic trans-sense or "transrational" language, and novels.
Introduction by Marzio Marzaduri, essay by Elvin Brandhi.

Graphic design: Bardhi Haliti.
 
published in September 2022
English edition
11 x 17 cm (softcover)
48 pages
 
12.00
 
ISBN : 978-952-69389-6-7
EAN : 9789526938967
 
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