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DEXTER SINISTER
The Contemporary Condition. Notes on the Type, Time, Letters & Spirits

Three interconnected palimpsest essays recount (1) the backstory of a “meta” font recently updated by Dexter Sinister and used to typeset the Contemporary Condition book series, (2) a broad history of the rationalization of letterforms that considers the same typeface from “a higher point of disinterest,” and (3) a pending proposal for a sundial designed to operate in parallel physical and digital realms. Along the way they contemplate the ambiguous nature of our shared idea of *time* itself. [publisher’s note.]

This book is Vol. 6 in The Contemporary Condition series, edited by Geoff Cox and Jacob Lund, co-published with Aarhus University and ARoS Art Museum.

Published by Sternberg Press, 2017
Design by Dexter Sinister
Graphic Design / Media Studies / Essays

Price: 9€

DEXTER SINISTER - The Contemporary Condition. Notes on the Type, Time, Letters & Spirits