Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Words And Meaning

These are the pages I made in Ruthy's altered book themed "Things I Love".
I love words and the ways they combine into different meanings in different languages.
I'm a linguist and I'm fluent in seven languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
I also speak Yiddish and I chat a little in a few other languages (but who counts...)
I collect books and dictionaries in many languages, some of which are unfamiliar to me (yet?)
Here I used a page of an old French book I bought in a fair in Cannes, pieces of newspapers I've been collecting from all over the world, and a rather new receipt from the duty free shop.
Old or new, they all represent my passion to the written word.
All pieces were torn and distressed, then adhered to the original Hebrew book.
I used the circle of dots stamp to enhance the connection between the different languages.
It's a small world, isn't it?

1 comment:

  1. AnonymousMay 14, 2010

    מה אני אגיד לך דורלי...זה משגע..אולי בזכותך,הבנות יתחילו לטפל בספרים...כי זה באמת דבר מופלא....אהבתי


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