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Watching Words Move

Contributed by Stephen Coles on May 3rd, 2016. Artwork published in .
    Watching Words Move 1
    Source: https://robertbrownjohn.com © Eliza & Rachel Brownjohn. License: All Rights Reserved.

    “Watching Words Move was originally produced in 1959 as a handmade typographic notebook of pasted-up words and done in one day in the Composing Room in New York. Three years later BJ agreed to let Herbert Spencer reproduce it as a booklet insert in the December 1962 issue of Typographica. Spencer had a strong interest in concrete poetry and the booklet served as a playful prelude to a feature published a year later. His guiding mission was to liberate letters from the mere delivery of information and allow them to become a means of expression in their own right.” — robertbrownjohn.com

    Watching Words Move 2
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    Watching Words Move 3
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    Watching Words Move 4
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    Watching Words Move 5
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    Watching Words Move 6
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    Watching Words Move 7
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    Watching Words Move 8
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    Watching Words Move 9
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    Watching Words Move 10
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