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DNA #1: The New Alphabet
DNA #1: The New Alphabet
DNA #1: The New Alphabet
DNA #1: The New Alphabet
DNA #1: The New Alphabet
DNA #1: The New Alphabet
DNA #1: The New Alphabet

DNA #1: The New Alphabet

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Operating in the space between a regulatory cosmos and the chaos of life, spoken language and its written notation unfold in different directions. Proceeding from the digital as a seemingly universal notational substrate, the first volume of The New Alphabet series tracks the interplay between these two tendencies by looking at a series of examples: the relationship between binary code and Leibniz’s philosophy of Monadology, the technological and cosmological aspects of non­ Western writing systems, which are antithetical to a monolithic understanding of language, and the power of the Alphabet Song to teach children the alphabet, its ordering principle cloaked in poetic form. The texts are accompa­nied by images created by artist Wolfgang Tillmans.

88 pages, 15cm x 23cm, softcover, Spector Books (Leipzig).