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The Impossibility of Silence: Writing for Artists, Designers & Photographers

August 27, 2020

VCFA faculty member Ian Lynam has a new book out, published by Onomatopee called The Impossibility of Silence: Writing for Artists, Designers & Photographers. You can check it out and pre-order it here: https://www.onomatopee.net/product/the-impossibility-of-silence/

The Impossibility of Silence is a 200+ page paperback for creative folks interested in approaching writing about their vocation and culture.

It features illustrations by Ed Fella and Paul Nitsche, as well as others.

The book is edited by lauded art historian and critic Taro Nettleton.

It features two-color gatefold colors and the body is printed in black and white. Perfect beach reading!

Within, Ian writes about metaphoric heroes and villains, inspiration, story arcs, structure, and all of the things one might use to construct compelling writing about art, design, or photography.

Check it out here: https://www.onomatopee.net/product/the-impossibility-of-silence/