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Book from the ground : from point to point / by Xu Bing.

Author/Creator:
Xu, Bing, 1955- author, artist.
Publication:
North Adams, Massachusetts : Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art ; Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
112 pages : all illustrations ; 23 cm
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Other Title:
Symbols on title page: Dot, right arrow, man, right arrow, dot
Subjects:
Artists' books.
Icons (Computer graphics) -- Fiction.
White collar workers -- Fiction.
Language:
Text consists entirely of computer icons and other pictographic symbols.
Summary:
"Xu Bing spent seven years gathering materials, experimenting, revising, and arranging thousands of pictograms to construct this narrative. The result is a readable story without words recording 24 hours in the day of the life of a typical urban white-collar worker. Using an exclusively visual language, the text could be published anywhere without translation"--Back cover.
Notes:
Title from back cover.
ISBN:
9780262027083 (hbk.)
0262027089 (hbk.)
OCLC:
861323040