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Poster on past Dada exhibition at MOMA, NY. 2008 | Project from RISD Typography III, Professor Hammett Nurosi

Poster on past Dada exhibition at MOMA, NY. 2008 | Project from RISD Typography III, Professor Hammett Nurosi

A portrait of despair. 1909,  Emma Hauck, age 30, was diagnosed with dementia. When determined to be incurable, Emma was transferred to Wiesloch asylum. She  passed away 11 years later, leaving a heartbreaking collection of letters all written obsessively in her hand.  Each desperate letter is directed at her absent husband, Mark, every page thick with overlapping text  “Herzensschatzi komm” (“Sweetheart come”) over and over; or the plea, “komm komm komm,” (“come come come”) thousands of…

A portrait of despair. 1909, Emma Hauck, age 30, was diagnosed with dementia. When determined to be incurable, Emma was transferred to Wiesloch asylum. She passed away 11 years later, leaving a heartbreaking collection of letters all written obsessively in her hand. Each desperate letter is directed at her absent husband, Mark, every page thick with overlapping text “Herzensschatzi komm” (“Sweetheart come”) over and over; or the plea, “komm komm komm,” (“come come come”) thousands of…

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