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Fall 2020. 3.5 × 6.5" on newsprint. Hand sewn.
Authentic Sans by AUTHENTIC, San Francisco by Apple, and Apple Chancery by Kris Holmes.
Texture on inner folds from Zalgo “messy text” generator and generative graphics programmed with DrawBot.

An adaptation of Jussi Parikka’s essay, “Malware as Operational Art: On the If/Then of Geopolitics and Tricksters,” from Het Nieuwe Instituut’s 2019 exhibition, Malware: Symptoms of Viral Infection. Parikka’s text encourages 
a reconsideration of glitches and instances of computer failure as the norm.

The structure of this book references the skeletal 
syntax of the web and the layered, nested anatomy of HTML. Smaller moves—the unravelling typography 
and cut paper revealing a computer-generated texture on the inner folds—seek to reinforce this theme 
of perceived danger, offering an uneasy, anti-reader friendly experience. (Full PDF. Published on Fonts In Use)

Above: front and back covers. Below: a sample spread.