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Writing: Explicating and unfolding condensed textual practices in art and design

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Short forms of communication are increasingly dominating writing (and reading) practices. From advertising slogans and narrative summaries to different forms of mirco-blogging and micro-pitching, this article examines how the current social and cultural positionality of the writer has acted to condense the event of writing, the processes of writing, and the final state of the written work when complete. It then examines how the designer and the artist (situated as writer and reader) might respond to these changes in terms of creative practice.
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Keywords: brevity; communication; condensed culture; information obesity; temporal compression; text

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Goldsmiths, University of London

Publication date: 2012-03-28

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  • The Journal of Writing in Creative Practice is the official organ of the Writing Purposefully in Art and Design (Writing PAD) network. It offers art and design institutions an arena in which to explore and develop the notion of thinking through writing as a parallel to visual discourse in art and design practice. The journal aims to extend the debates to all national and international higher educational art and design institutions.
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