New Text Drawings Formed by Letters From Religious Texts by Meg Hitchcock

It’s been awhile since we’ve written about Meg Hitchcock‘s work (previously), first covering her practice in 2011 when she spent 135 hours gluing tens of thousands of individuals letters from the Koran to transcribe the Book of Revelation from the Christian New Testament. Hitchcock continues to produce religious-based text works that dissect the word of God, discouraging her audience from a literal reading by ignoring…

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Meg Hitchcock

(click for detail) Brooklyn-based artist Meg Hitchock dissects religious texts such as the Bible, Koran, and Torah and uses the individual letters to create maddeningly complex, interwoven collages of typography. Via her artist statement: In my series Mantras & Meditations, I examine and deconstruct the word of God as interpreted through the world religions. I select passages from holy books and cut the letters from one passage to form the…

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Text Drawings Created by Cutting Thousands of Letters from Books and Religious Texts

…the Koran; letters cut from “The Satanic Verses” by Salman Rushdie, 21 x 19 in, 2012 The Satanic Verses: “Repentance” from the Koran (detail); letters cut from “The Satanic Verses” by Salman Rushdie, 21 x 19 in, 2012 Artist Meg Hitchock (previously) has completed a number of new, elaborate collage works with letters cut from assorted books including the Koran and Salmon Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses. The patience required to assemble these…

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Binary Box Wall Stickers

…Great enormo wall decals from the Binary Box. They also have a couple of Banksy-inspired images, if you’re into that sorta thing. (thnx, meg!)…

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