Touchless Automatic Wonder
April 10, 2010 5:34 PM   Subscribe

Touchless Automatic Wonder is a web-based series of photographs by Lewis Koch, emphasizing found text.
posted by klangklangston (6 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Thanks for this. I love learning about artists who have the talent to find fascinating, disorienting details in the mundane world.
posted by ardgedee at 6:15 PM on April 10, 2010

Great stuff. Found art can be the best. Plus it's a really great way to enjoy photography & see the world a new way.
posted by Twang at 7:13 PM on April 10, 2010

Jeff Brouws' Language in the Landscape series has similar found text, only in color with more emphasis on irony. Ironically, the generally unironic mien of Koch is something I find more interesting. The disorientation Ardgedee mentions is heightened by that sense of mystery (or indeed, wonder).
posted by klangklangston at 9:16 PM on April 10, 2010

Thanks for that, very interesting.
posted by quarsan at 7:13 AM on April 11, 2010

posted by carsonb at 7:21 AM on April 11, 2010

I love art and photography ; however, at time I find it challenging to see the artistic value in styles such as this. It sometimes makes me think that I don't appreciate art as I should....
posted by justinimages at 9:23 AM on April 18, 2010

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