Word: Beyond Language, Beyond Image (Disruptions) by Mariam Motamedi Fraser

By Mariam Motamedi Fraser

Words are in all places. Ubiquitous, pervasive. but our relationships with phrases are narrowly outlined. How does the sound, think, contact, style, position, place, velocity, and path of phrases come to subject of their makes use of?
Word starts from the idea that, if we contemplate phrases simply when it comes to language and as photos, we disregard more than a few physically, sensory, affective and non-conscious kinfolk with phrases. We disregard, too, their epistemological, methodological, experiential and political implications. This ebook seeks to redress this overlook via exploring words themselves in histories of language and modern conception, in print and typography, and during a sequence of empirical examples which come with faith, embodiment, images and function. Word is a reminder that phrases reside richly on the earth. it truly is a call for participation to know these non-linguistic word-relations which are already present, and to deliver new and generative encounters with phrases into being.

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