Meyer spricht von Gratiskaffee
(Meyer calls it free coffee)
With the introduction of digital TV teletexts running under daily news story was born. Luca Schenardi, a bit of a news addict, began to notice that while watching these condensed stories strange text glitches would regularly appear, mixing up names, creating new words and causing info havoc. His fascination, turned obsession, with the phenomena led him to begin transcribing the errors in black felt marker into his notebooks and adding wild sketches to accompany the words. To date he has filled twenty books with over 800 works. This hilarious archive of distorted news clips and sketches is the subject matter for this poignant and entertaining book by Swiss artist and noted illustrator, Luca Schenardi (b. 1978). Schenardi calls these wonderful news errors, Meyer spricht von Gratiskaffee, or “free coffee”, since they arrive at no expense to the viewer. This is Schenardi’s second publication with Editions Patrick Frey. News texts only in German.
5 ¾ x 8 ¼ in. / 192 pp / 180 color
Retail Price: $35.00