(Found poem) - Altered book art project. A page taken from an old book, with certain words left uncovered by painting to create a found poetry style statement, then applied to a page in an old style type journal/ledger
The concept of hiding and revealing type on the printed page and creating an art object is reminescent of Tom Philips’ treated novel; the humument, in which he drew and painted over 360 pages of dense.
A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel - Tom Philips - In a 'Ship of Theseus' fashion, each new edition replaces at least 50 pages. Philips' long term goal is to publish a version of Humament that has every page different from his original 1970 edition.