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Speaking in Tongues
Speaking Digitally / Digitally Speaking

Artwork date(s): 2009

David Paton
S.J. Naude  - (produced by)


Description: 185 page accordion-fold book with black fabric covers. The book is divided into two chapters:'Speaking Digitally' and 'Digitally Speaking'. The binding allows the book to be opened in any combination of pages, from a double page spread to a range of pages from each of the two chapters simultaneously or even in its entirety.

Medium: Digital print on paper
Measurements: 100mm
Inscription: Inscribed and dated by the artist.
Edition: One of three copies and one Printers Proof

Type: South African Artists Book


Reference note

The edition of 3 books is accompanied by a 15:42 minute video on DVD of two pairs of hands from which the book was derived.

Book: produced by S.J. Naude, printed by CDS and bound by Bookbinding Creations and S.J. Naude.

Video: shot by David Paton, editing and postproduction by Tengiwe Nkosi



Exhibition notesIncluded on the exhibition 'Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page', exhibited at WOORDFEES 2010. Archive Room in JS Gericke Library, University of Stellenbosch, 1st - 6th March 2010; The Gallery of the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 15th April - 13th May 2010; the FADA Gallery, Faculty of Art Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, 12th 30th July 2010.

Exhibited at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Fourth International Biennale for the Artist's Book 22 April - 22 May 2010 (without video).

Ref: DP/175















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