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From Mouth to Mouth: An Exercise in Intimacy

Artists
Zoya Honarmand and Maryam Taghavi
Price
$20.00
Date
2014
Publisher
self published
Format
Artists' Books
Size
14.5 × 20.5 × 0.3 cm
Length
40 
Description

From Mouth to Mouth: An Exercise in Intimacy uses translation as its medium. Zoya Honarmand and Maryam Taghavi translate a text back and forth into Farsi and English until it exhausts itself and dissipates.

Each reader-translator takes the new text as their own— chewing on it, devouring it, and reproducing it in the familiarity of their home language by way of a radical subjectivity that embraces the linguistic, cultural and interpretative incongruencies inherent to the process of translation.

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