<em>Untitled (L’Origine)</em>

Yael Kanarek
Untitled (L’Origine), 2008
Nails and 1,155 rubber text units in four languages: English, Arabic, Hebrew, Yiddish
113 x 103 x 1 in / 287 x 261.6 x 2.5 cm
Edition of 3

Installation view: bitforms gallery nyc

A field of 1,155 rubber pieces of the word ‘eye’ in English, Hebrew, Arabic and Yiddish. The word in Hebrew and Arabic is the same. Yiddish is written in Hebrew script but is a primarily old German dialect. The Yiddish word for eye is ‘oig.’


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