By Cole Swensen
The hand is moment in simple terms to language in defining the person, and its consistent presence makes it a prepared reminder of our humanity, with all its privileges and tasks. during this astonishing assortment, Cole Swensen explores the hand from any attitude approachable via language and artwork. Her wish: to exhaust the hand as material; her pleasure: the truth that she could not. those brief poems exhibit the hand from 100 diversified views. Incorporating signal language, drawing manuals, work from the 14th to the 20 th century, shadow puppets, imagined histories, positions (the hand as a boatless sail), and professions (the hand as window during which the panes infinitesimal), Cole Swensen's nice hand is that which augments our realizing and appreciation of this freak wing, this wheel that comforts none but continues to be a fruit the dimensions and form of the guts.
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