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Poema tàctil, 1972

Tactile Poem, 1972
Object, 25 x 49 x 5 cm
This tactile poem is one of Muntadas’ early works. Although in later works the artist moved towards a social and semiotic analysis of the role of the media, in the early seventies he was more interested in the immediate body and sensory experience than in a conceptual approach. Using ‘poor’ elements such as glass, adhesive tape and cardboard, Muntadas created works based on the perception of different textures and tactile experimentation.

Technical details

Original title:
Poema tàctil
Registration number:
2699
Artist:
Muntadas
Date created:
1972
Date acquired:
2006
Fonds:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
Object type:
Object
Media:
Mixed media on corrugated cardboard
Dimensions:
25 x 49 x 5 cm(width x height x depth)
Credits:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium. Gift of Margrit and Antoni Mercader
Copyright:
© Muntadas, VEGAP, Barcelona
It has accessibility resources:
Yes

Accessibility resources
High-relief image
Tactile reproductions
Texts in braille

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