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David Berridge  

OF DUBIOUS SUCTION
(BLACK SQUARE NOTES)

for Simon Howard

 

 

in a notebook         
drew a black square           
in the black square           
wrote VILLAGE                   


wrote VILLAGE
in a notebook
around it drew
a black square

 

 

a square in which
is written                          
MALEVICH                         
                                      
a black square                  

 


a square in which              
is written                           
VILLAGE                            
                                        
alongside square            
in which an
IDIOT appears

imagine situation
where VILLAGE
and black square
simultaneously or






 

 

a gap in one
side of the sq
uare by which
to exit village

 

 

plans in a
notebook
for paintings
also outline
village

 

 

VILLAGE                           
                                      
written under
neath the square
to reference                   
what it contains               


 

MALEVICH
VILLAGE


ERASMUS
VILLAGE

 

 

 


 

 

a square   
in which is  
written the 
word RIPE 

a square  
which con    
tains a        
neon sign     

GLO  
BAL
VILL
AGE

 


 


a square
around the
word village
then a larger
square around
that then
one larger
than that &

next to it
the same
design but
with a
small gap
in one side
of each of
the squares

 

 

 


make it            rock-paper-scissors-SUN
a maze

                                     (lubok Victory
      half of the word        over Sun high up
      VILLAGE in                    in the corner
      36pt comic sans                black square
      obscured by a           mistook Ikon for Aviator)
      black square
      about to cov


on new page of
notebook write
VILLAGE in black
square then extend
one side make flag

cut out black
square balance
it on one corner
on line of note
book page so it
starts to say AND

 


NOTE:

The outline of a black square around the word VILLAGE was a sketchbook page included in Kazimir Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, visited 18.12.13.

 

Copyright © David Berridge, 2014.