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Language Möbius

- Letterpress from polymer plates on Somerset, Jacob`s Ladders box
- Size: 10 x 5.5 x 2.5” / Year : 2011 / Edition of 15

Placed in:
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Carnegie Mellon
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Florida State University

*University of Florida
*University of Illinois
*University of Michigan
*University of Southern California

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Temple University

*Virginia Commonwealth University

Language Möbius is about my conversation process. The loop in my brain goes like this:
hearing English, thinking in Korean,translating, then speaking in English.

There are two layers to the Möbius strip- it can be cut in half.
With the first cut, the ring becomes twice as long. The next cut makes the two rings link together.

With each cut the sentences of the layers are also cut in half, making it illegible.
The final two rings lined together symbolize the two languages tangled up in my head
while in translation, which is why the sentences can’t be read.

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