Used Unused

Used Unused
11x14 inches, ink on lotka paper
(Black mat in white gallery frame)



A list of my unused lyric and title ideas done in scriptio continua, now transformed into a piece of visual art. As it relates to a human universal, scriptio continua could be categorized as "continua (ordering as a cognitive pattern)" as delineated by Donald Brown in the book Human Universals, and relates to writing, communication, and organizing information.

Here is the accompanying e-book created from the lines. Feel free to use the lines, with attribution under the Creative Commons License. (Cite “UU1”, “UU2”...)


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Used Unused by Lee Barry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
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Mnemonic Walks