Erica Baum
Piano Rolls

 “Like crude precursors of computer punch tape, piano rolls speak a peculiar machinic language of holes. Their perforations were the operating code of the player piano, each one positioned to trigger a note of particular pitch and duration, producing music without the need for a musician. In Erica Baum’s photographs, with their holes rendered as…

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Cover Artist: Erica Baum

The choice of Erica Baum’s work Hypnotized from 2008 for our cover image was by far the easiest decision we had to make. Erica’s incredible art work was a perfect fit for the first cover of a journal, whose concern is the materiality of text. New York based artist, Erica Baum is known for her work that…

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