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Author Xu, Bing, 1955- illustrator.

Title Book from the ground : from point to point / by Xu Bing.

Published North Adams, Massachusetts Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art Cambridge, Massachusetts The MIT Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  813.6 Xu    AVAILABLE
Physical description 112 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes Symbols on title page: Dot, right arrow, man, right arrow, dot.
Text consists entirely of computer icons and other pictographic symbols.
Summary "Xu Bing spent seven years gathering materials, experimenting, revising, and arranging thousands of pictograms to construct this narrative. The result is a readable story without words recording 24 hours in the day of the life of a typical urban white-collar worker. Using an exclusively visual language, the text could be published anywhere without translation"--Back cover.
Subject White collar workers -- Fiction.
Stories without words.
Graphic novels.
Variant Title Dot, right arrow, man, right arrow, dot.
ISBN 9780262027083