Ce jardin d’encre / Este jardin de tinta
2011 — 308 pages — 227 × 160 mm
Ce jardin d’encre has its source in the friendship between the poet and the painter. This edition is bilingual (French/Spanish). Rouan ‘buries’ Bernard Noël’s text within a photographic work, choosing to present the text within a framework which echoes the rigorous structure of the poem. The poem comprises five cantos and seven stanzas: each stanza is itself composed of seventeen verses of seventeen feet.
The poem was translated by Sara Cohen.