Working hypotheses inherent in the proposal of geometric/fractal writing

Dachs, Ramon

1. Inductive hypothesis:

All possible texts are generated from a limited range of elementary cognitive structures and their combinations, configurations all capable of being represented geometrically (and fractally) and of being formulated algebraically; involving a human mind that can be assimilated to an abstract space in which any intellectual (metalinguistic) process can be analysed topologically.

2. Deductive hypothesis:

Any "geometric writing" is one of the possible realisations of a specific geometric/fractal syntactic configuration of signifiers (A) linked with a specific semantic/topological assortment of signifieds (B). And the resulting "fractal writing" is the sum of the possible realisations of AB.

See the official synopsis of the exhibition "Geometric Writing, Fractal Writing" at the Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM).

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Previous bibliography:

Escriptura geomètrica, escriptura fractal = Escritura geométrica, escritura fractal = Geometric writing, fractal writing / Ramon Dachs; traducción castellana: Tomàs Belaire, English translation: Karel Clapshaw. València: Institut Valencià d'Art Modern - IVAM, 1999. Catalogue of the exhibition (28/9/1999-9/1/2000).

«La poesia, la geometria» / Ramon Dachs. Mètode: revista de difusió de la investigació. Universitat de València. 24 (hivern 2000), p. 60.

«Geometría y poesía: por una poética del conocimiento» / Ramon Dachs. Movimiento actual. Monterrey, N.L. (México). Año 12, nº 118 (abril 2000), p. 29-32.

Translation: Karel Clapshaw (Sri Lanka).