Lochlann Jain's debut non-fiction graphic novel, Things That Art, playfully interrogates the order of things. Toying with the relationship between words and images, Jain's whimsical compositions may seem straightforward. Upon closer inspection, however, the drawings reveal profound and startling paradoxes at the heart of how we make sense of the world.
Commentaries by architect and theorist Maria McVarish, poet and naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield, musician and English Professor Drew Daniel, and the author offer further insight into the drawings in this collection. A captivating look at the fundamental absurdities of everyday communication, Things That Art jolts us toward new forms of collation and collaboration.
Publisher: University of Toronto Press ISBN: 9781487570552 Number of pages: 128 Weight: 480 g Dimensions: 206 x 206 x 15 mm
This is a totally unique and quirky book and I can honestly say that I have never come across anything similar before. When you first look at the cover and flick through the pages it looks like a run of the mill jokey...
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