Codex Espangliensis Spreads.

Performance texts by Guillermo Gómez-Peña. Collage images by Enrique Chagoya. Bookwork designed and printed by Felicia Rice.  “Inspired by the pre-Hispanic codices that escaped immolation during colonial invasions. Source. Rice has created a series of beautiful and jarring montages in which the mixture of languages, slang, poetry, and prose of Gómez-Peña’s performance texts are woven […]

Der Struwwelpeter. “Pierre l’Embroussaillé ou Crasse-Tignasse”

Der Struwwelpeter (Shockheaded Peter) is a German children’s book by Heinrich Hoffmann, first published in 1845. The English translation ominously describes it as “Pretty stories and funny pictures for little children”. L’auteur dresse une galerie de portraits de neuf enfants terribles, garçons et filles, qui font plein de bêtises et qui en subissent toutes les conséquences […]