Jan Svankmajer wrote this outstanding ebook on tactile artwork while he stopped directing movies and experimented intensively with tactile paintings after repeated censorship via the communist governmnent of Czechoslovakia. Illustrated with over a hundred imges, this e-book is organised round many reproductions of Svanmajker's wondrous tactile paintings gadgets, tactile poems, experiments and video games. It contains dialogues with, and works of art by means of, different taking part artists from the crowd of Czech and Slovak Surrealists. Svankmajer additionally gathers jointly as participants such extraordinary exponents of tactical event as Edgar Allan Poe, Guillaume Appollinaire, Salvador Dali, Marcel Duchamp, Meret Oppenheim, Edith Clifford Williams, Ay-O, Valie Export, F.T. Marinetti and Karel Teige.
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