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tionary, each featuring an engraved illustration and its own caption, so that now two levels of text-image relationships are in play, one Western, the other ‘other,’ the pair sometimes clearly inter-related but often connected instead at some secret or unconscious level.

Fig. 11. Ghérasim Luca, collage from Série Brésil, 1960s, reprint cipM, Marseille 2008

Images of formal gardens and wild forest are populated with arrays of plants and birds respectively; a picture of black workers harvesting coffee features little representations of boxes and jars but also shackles; clippings of algebraic formulae crop up repeatedly in the series. An arresting portrait of a child from a Matto Grosso tribe in a feather head-dress and arm bands is overlaid with

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