OYEME CON LOS OJOS. Poesia visual novohispana
Gutierrez Reyna, Jorge; Mateo Pizarro.
Mexico, D.F.: La Dïeresis / CONACULTA, 2014. 1st ed. 88 p., wrps., seventeen (17) 9.25"x12.5" (folded) two-leaf spreads that feature a handsomely set visual poem or illustration, housed in a clamshell covered in maroon and beige cloth New 978-607-516-835-7 A remarkable anthology that seeks to disrupt the widely held notion that visual poetry is solely the domain of a radical avant-garde by tracing its history back to New Spain. Includes a booklet filled with notes, background and an introductory essay on the project. Poets featured include Sor Juana, Jose de Valdes, Juan de Argola, Sor Antonia de la Madre de Dios, an anonymously written poem and 11 more. Each poem is printed on loose two or three panel spreads (measure 9.25x12.5 when folded) with decorative elements--figures, ligatures, red letters--added. Intro essay and notes handsomely printed and bound in wraps. All housed in a maroon and beige clamshell with silver lettering. A joint effort between a small artists' book press and Mexico's national council for the arts and culture (CONACULTA) (Item ID: 165657)
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