semiotics. visual poetics. intermedia. oblanguage. portfoliage.

ABOUT XPERIMETRE

pe·rim·e·ter - n.  the outside edge of an area or surface.
ex·per·i·ment - n.  a new procedure or a new way of doing or thinking about something. 
ex·pe·ri·ence - n.  the act or process of directly perceiving events or reality. 

XPERIMETRE is the blogfolio of  J. Cassar Scalia. It functions as a space for thoughts and works surrounding language, culture, history, etymology, text, image, aesthetics, semiotics, perception, liminality, and the like. XPERIMETRE is especially interested in ‘edge states’, and exploring, both analytically and creatively, the liminal space at the edges of conventional category.

It also functions as a platform for the Dark Potion Printing Consortium, a screenprinting and experimental typography design group based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Dark Potion People:

Jeremiah Cassar Scalia – language artist, conceptor (B.A. Linguistic Anthropology, Temple University; Ed.M. TESOL/Applied Linguistics, The College of New Jersey)

Charles Mattern Jr. –  screenprinter, visual poet, ‘architecturalist’ (architecture training at Pratt Institute, NY)

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