In a series of performances across the globe, artist Clare Charnley has attempted to communicate speeches, written by local collaborators and utilising a diverse range of languages from Chinese to Estonian, none of which she understands.
This title collects works, many newly commissioned for the book, by an international selection of academics, visual artists, photographers and writers illuminating themes drawn from Charnley's perfromances, in essay, polemic, photography and short fiction.
Estonian Academy of Art, Tallinn, and B. Press, UK, 2007, 90 pages, colour photographs throughout, 17cm x 24cm.
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