Mindhue Studio

Printmaking, conceptual and installation art

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Upgraded “Internet Swadesh” Site

My dream of having the Internet Swadesh website be a completely automated and daily glimpse on the linguistic proclivities of the Internet was not going to come true anytime soon, so I decided to get things working manually. So I updated the site to a simple WordPress install and went to Google Image Search myself

Finally, an Image of the Letterpress Swadesh Project

I posted about the conceptual print based on the Swadesh list used in linguistics studies some time back. Well, it’s been printed for a couple of weeks, I just never got around to photographing it. No longer! I might to another photoshoot just to see if I can get the embossing nailed down properly, but

New Letterpress Project: An Arrangement of the 208 Swadesh Terms Distributed in Conceptual Order

I sent off for the plates today, so here’s a preview of a new letterpress edition I will be producing at the Bow and Arrow Press in the next couple of weeks: This will be printed on 20″ x 13″ Lettra 220# fluorescent white paper. The light gray words will not be printed, they will

English GIS Swadesh List

I recorded a French Swadesh list today, but didn’t have time to process it. One of the reasons I didn’t is because I decided I need to work on a new, totally random idea that is actually pretty funny, at least to myself. I decided to get Google’s help in translating the Swadesh list to