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Uttering "Other": Across Berlin Slavs and Tatars Parse Language and Difference

by Vanessa Gravenor
Raised plastic titles display Arabic lettering. The text is slightly enlarged so that it imitates brail—raised to suggest that the shapes could be read with hands—turning texture into thought. A red exclamation point disrupts the script—a western interruption bordering on fusion. These are some of the constructed artifacts on display in the Preis der Nationalgalerie exhibition at Hamburger Bahnhof by the collective Slavs and Tatars, who were nominated for this year’s award. The collective... [more]
Posted by Vanessa Gravenor on 10/14/15
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