On a 20th Century Codex: The Flight into Egypt

  title={On a 20th Century Codex: The Flight into Egypt},
  author={Tomi S. Melka},
  journal={Journal of Visual Literacy},
  pages={75 - 96}
  • Tomi S. Melka
  • Published 2014
  • Art
  • Journal of Visual Literacy
  • Abstract As we examine an illustrated modern book, a number of phenomena featuring the interrelation of script-like and pictorial elements draw the attention. The inventive art of Timothy C. Ely strikes even an untrained eye with his great and fantastic explorations of real and out-of-this-world sceneries, largely saturated with cryptic symbols, atlas-related features and marks of constructed scripts. The Elyan scripts, unrestricted to a cast of scribes, convert T. C. Ely into the only known… CONTINUE READING


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