Vong Phaonphanit and Claire Oboussier

Translation Series

2016

Series of 5 limited edition prints
42 x 21cm

© Phaophanit and Oboussier Studio 2016

From the Latin – ‘to bear across’, ‘to carry beyond’, the word translate reminds us that language is a porous substance and that we are all ‘translated beings’. So often it is assumed that the process of translation inevitably in involves loss. This works attempts to show that along with that loss something can also be gained. 

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