Issue #07 | Text (Digital Download)
The Text issue explores the evolution of written language, from its earliest appearance to its current and unique forms. Contributors to this issue consider visual implications of text in multiple contexts and functions, explicit and subtle.
Contents of this issue: Reading Europe's Paleolithic Writing: Gönnersdorf Platte 87 , D. T. Burgy | Aesthetic Innovation in Indigenous Typefaces: Designing a Lushootseed font, J. Shen | Dyslexia: A mind for typography , M. H. Schneps | Anatomy of Texture, M. Reed | Activating Prayers: Textual landscapes of the Tibetan Buddhist diaspora, C. M. Madsen + R. Correia Jr. | Negated News: Histories’ Ransom Notes, An interview with visual artist Megan Michalak, C. Arcabascio + M. Hurst | Mapping Text, A. Skupin | RetroSpect ca. 1865, Text as Image: A Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, G. B. Barnhill | (Re)Views: Prospero's Books, I. Moylan | The Symbolic Warning, R. Sullivan | Watch, A. One
GLIMPSE is an interdisciplinary journal that examines the functions, processes, and effects of vision and its implications for being, knowing, and constructing our world(s). Each theme-focused issue features articles, visual spreads, interviews, and reviews spanning the physical sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.