Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Basho Inspired Mathematical Poem included in the 2019 Calendar for the American Mathematical Society


I am truly honored to have the American Mathematical Society ask to use one of my mathematical poems for their 2019 Calendar. I was assigned April 23rd





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Friday, March 15, 2019

Kaz Maslanka in the "Prism" show --- Osaka Japan at The Contemporary Art Gallery

I am pleased to be a part of "Prism" a new show in Osaka Japan @ The Contemporary Art Gallery Zone. I will be showing a piece titled "10,000 Dharmas Return ..." A special thank you and shout out to the Venerable Hyon Gak Sunim who helped in retitling this piece. Also happy to have my Los Angeles buddy Brian Tucker in the show with me.

Not to forget a big thank you to Toru Nakatani for curating the show.


Below is "10,000 Dharmas Return"




Below is a show poster from the Prism show @ The Contemporary Art Gallery in Osaka



Unit Circle Words by Lawrence Mark Lesser


Sunday, March 03, 2019

Karl Kemptons New Book "A History of Visual Text"


The authority of visual poetics, Karl Kempton lays it all down for you. I am happy to share with everyone 6 years in the making ...


Click Here to download: A History of Visual Text by Karl Kempton


Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Kaz Maslanka at Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

I will be showing "The Graveyard of Empires


If you are in Los Angeles - see ya at the opening. February 16th 6:00PM

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Graveyard of Empires

This is a proportional poem that can be read many ways including the following: "The value of Afghanistan is to the value of Hope as the value of The Graveyard is to the value of an Empire.



The piece was inspired by an Afghanistan general who said that his country is the graveyard of empires.

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