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Sculpture (MA)

Ye Jiamin

I am a person who tries so hard to speak in different ways.

Degree Details

School of Arts & Humanities

Sculpture (MA)

When a writer writes a metaphor, what he writes is not a metaphor, but the reality he sees. Language implies a way of being. For languages ​​that I cannot understand, they are sounds; for texts ​​that I cannot read, they are images. Every individual who uses a non-native language is using his own body to write in a different name.

Medium:

Digital Drawing

Size:

Variable size

Medium:

Digital Drawing

Size:

Variable size

I often made mistakes when I am using a non-native language (English). Linguists usually call these imperfect languages interlanguage. When a language learner has just left an old language context, but the new one hasn’t received him, he will build a psychological dictionary in his mind.  The dictionary is quite different from the standard one; it includes the influence of mother tongue, a tendency of returning. 

If and only if we use another Language to speak, we realize the concept of the mother language. When we make mistakes, our cultural identity reveals.  

Medium:

Digital Drawings, T-shirts

Size:

Variable size

I express, but I resist expressing;

I want to present it, but I want to destroy it at the same time.

I always indulge in such a dialectic.

People use all the ways to speak, including silence.


这是我创作出来的一种表音文字,我还没有告诉任何人应该如何使用它,但是它有被理解的潜力,理论上也可以用来转译世界上任何一种语言。但目前为止,我是唯一一个知道这种语言使用规则的人,它还是我的私人语言。

This is a kind of phonetic text I created. I haven't told anyone how to use it, but it has the potential to be understood and can theoretically be used to translate any language in the world. But so far, I am the only one who knows the rules for using this language, so it is still my private language.

Medium:

A book

Size:

Variable Size