#5 Encyclopedia of Creatures, People, Places, Events, Tools and Publications

16-page B/W booklet w. insert
edited and compiled by Carlo Canún
145 × 420 mm

‘Fictitious entries’ are deliberately incorrect entries in reference works. Also known as Mountweazel, trap street, paper town, phantom settlement, and nihilartikel.

‘Ghost words’ generally originate from a typographical or linguistic error. Once authoritatively published, a ghost word occasionally may be copied widely and enter legitimate usage.


This publication aims to take a look closer at how knowledge is constructed by questioning the agency of traditional formats of information to call something veridic, as well as their ability to blend reality and fiction.


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