numericans essay #001

 

my younger brother thomas is a physicist, working a lot with math. he and i rent an apartment together, and often i will find open notebooks of his with math problems jotted down on them, or even napkins like this one below, in various places around the apartment.


these math problems began to look like poetry to me, and this is how the numerican pieces came about. mathematics is a language, numerals are used to relate ideas. numericans is a collection of poetry that speaks using numbers. in other words, 007568 3767254 488.2, 9909478762 367764785888327 468868773 886 01 299004.

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