Rocktown Scrolls, A Midsummer Night Dream, I, 23” by 29”

Roman Verostko

Rocktown Scrolls, A Midsummer Night Dream, I, 23” by 29” , ongoing
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The Rocktown Scrolls are named after the Pennsylvania coalfield “patch” where I grew up dreaming wondrous dreams while sliding down the ash-dumps. They present colorful pen & ink drawings accompanied with passages selected from a wide range of literature and culture. The passages are written with algorithmically generated glyphs clothing the alphabet with a unique set of linear forms. These coded glyph forms invite us to ponder the nature of language while the larger colored forms may be savored as cyberflowers floating in unbounded space." RV, Minneapolis 2006.
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Rocktown Scrolls, A Midsummer Night's Dream, I, 23” by 29”, 2006
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine:|||
Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2.1.255-258)

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Source: William Shakespeare , A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2.1.255-60).
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