The Urstory, how the original Kurt Schwitters' performance, published by WERGO, came to be discovered. You can buy the Cd at this site and play it as you go through the visual images.
The visual themes that Ox used as metaphors for Schwitters' Ursonate phonetic themes.
Installation shot of the First Movement of the Ursonate, photographed at the Contemporary Art Center in New Orleans, 2004.
Installation shot of the Fourth Movement of the Ursonate, photographed at the Contemporary Art Center in New Orleans, 2004.
This is the first movement of the Ursonate. You can click on any section and enter the larger images of a 1' x 8' section. From there you can move through over 50 pages, including the phonetics (lyrics) that are visualized.
Ernst Schwitters' letter of documentation as to the source for the WERGO CD, the voice of his father, Kurt Schwitters.letter