Featured Artist: Charles “Bonesy” Jones and the Codex of Little Hope

Codex of Little Hope: The Bone Dance
Codex of Little Hope: The Bone Dance

Throughout the month of March, the Black Drop Coffee House will be
displaying the Codex of Little Hope by Charles Jones.

The Codex of Little Hope is a degraded variation of the Codex Laud
uncovered by Jones and Jose Garcia Payon at El Tajin in Mexico in
1964.

Jones developed a radical thesis that the Codex was unique among
Mesoamerican pictographic manuscripts because it was concerned not
with astronomical phenomena but the the death and “absence” of the
gods. And, also, the deification of human beings.

To illustrate his beliefs, Jones isolated and reconstructed twenty
“hieroglyphic elements” from the Codex of Little Hope. These twenty
plates, along with substantial explanatory information, will be on
display during the month of March at the Black Drop Coffee House.

Codex of Little Hope: Black Drop Coffee House

For more information, please go to: http://laughingbone.blogspot.com/2013/03/20-plates-from-codex-of-little-hope.html

Codex of Little Hope: Owlgod with Snake
Codex of Little Hope: Owlgod with Snake

Codex of Little Hope: Self Decapitation
Codex of Little Hope: Self Decapitation

Codex of Little Hope: Being Devoured By the God

Codex of Little Hope: Being Devoured By the God

About Scot Casey

Owner/ Poetic Terrorist / Barista / Graphic Designer at The Black Drop Coffee House. Also, Hermit / Recluse in Residence at Laughing Bone Design Labs
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