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Untitled (eye), 2008
115.5 x 109 in / 293.5 x 277 cm
A field of 1,155 rubber pieces of the word 'eye' in English, Hebrew, Arabic and Yiddish. The form is based on the shape created when separating Venetian blinds. The word in Hebrew and Arabic is exactly the same. Yiddish is written in Hebrew script but is a primarily old German dialect. The Yiddish word for eye is 'oig.'
Research: Middle East
Tags: arabic, english, eye, geopolitics, hebrew, languages, linguistics, oy, semiotics, yiddish, textworks