Would that be alright with you if I bring my cat along?
Artist: Katarina Zdjelar
Production year: 2006
Catalogued as: CULTURE/IDENTITY, GENDER/SEXUALITY
When we struggle with a new language we struggle with our lungs, our tongues, our teeth and our lips. Our hands make shapes in space, we rock backwards and forwards and we become aware that the words we say are part of our body. When we learn a foreign language words become unfamiliar objects in our mouths; sometimes they appear to be as dry as feathers, as heavy as clay, or as sticky as honey. Sometimes our lips feel as if they are encrusted with ice, frozen on the edge of a word ?what is the w ...