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Found in Translation
September 29, 2006 - December 9, 2006

Organized by Marshall Weber, Booklyn Artist Alliance.

This is in international touring exhibition of multi-lingual artists books, prints, and digital and video documentation of innovative projects that explore the cognitive, literary, and political processes of translation. The work in this exhibition will also explore language as a visual form, pattern, and symbol.

Translation is basic to our existence as human beings. It is what literally creates and defines us as a species; from the use of the word to signify the formation of amino acids by our RNA to the internal process whereby our cerebral cortex translates our thoughts into language. Using the term 'translation' in a generous and inclusive manner this exhibit examines our human struggle to transform human experience, perception, and thought and into acts and materials of communication. In particular this exhibit will focus on the success of this process and on what has been found rather than lost.

The Found in Translation catalogue is now available at The Center for Book Arts, New York ($15) or through Booklyn. To order the catalog ($20 shipping included) contact Marshall Weber or call 718-383-9621.


Harriet  Bart
The Poetry of Chance Encounters
(2003) Letterpress printed on Rives BFK 180 GSM, image icons imprinted with 22K gold
Xu  Bing
An Introduction fo Square Word (New English) Calligraphy
(1996)
Nathaniel  Bletter
(Indigenous Medicinal Plant) Talking Books
(2006) Computer printout on glossy printer paper, vinyl, plastic, electronics
M.T.  Karthik
Discourse on the Polarizing Events of 2001 (D.o.P.E.)
(2006)
Lewis  Koch
from the series, Notes from the Stone-Paved Path: Meditations on North India
(2002) 4 framed gelatin silver prints
Clemens-Tobias  Lange
The Song of the Rider
(2002)
Zahra  Partovi
Deception
(1998) Letterpress and etching on Rives and Dieu Donne paper, coptic binding
Footsteps
(1998) Letterpress and etching on Rives and Dieu Donne paper, coptic binding
Felicia  Rice
Codex Espangleansis
(1998)
Veronika  Schäpers
Jack and Betty Forever
(2005) Letterpress and linocut prints on Japanese notebook paper, CD with old recordings from textbook "Revised Jack and Betty"
Clarissa T.  Sligh
Wrongly Bodied Two
(2005)
 The Asian Classics Input Project
The Asian Classics Input Project
(2006)
C. David  Thomas
Ho Chi Minh: A Portrait
(2000) Letterpress and inkjet printed Vietnamese mulberry paper
Marshall  Weber
The Tide's Story Project
(2006) with Eliana Perez, Christopher Wilde, Kurt Allersev and Xu Bing
Translated by Jesse Coffino-Goldburg and Zhai Yong-ming
Multimedia, color copy of pen and ink, watercolor, aspiration, acrylic, monoprint, ink, painting and dying on Hanamuhle Ingre paper