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Title
Earth
Creator
Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung
Date Created and/or Issued
1976
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Art Collection Highlights - Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
Rights Information
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Description
"Earth" was first created as an artist book by Cha in 1973. This version is the text from the first version of "Earth" 1973 with additional text. The pages are photocopies. The text is in French and English.
Cha's concern is "grammatical structure of language syntax," "how words and meanings are constructed in language system, by function and usage," how transformation is brought about through manipulation, changing syntax, isolation, removing from context, repetition and reduction to minimal units." The artist book is a medium by which she can explore and uncover these concerns. By "using written text and images...through actual material or structure of the book i.e. page sequence, silences, pauses, time, space." (Statement of Proposed Study, Holland).
See museum# 1992.4.12/138.
Type
image
Format
Artist book Artist book. Soft bound. 45 pages. w8.5 x h11 inches
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf109n97d7
1992.4.137
Subject
Cha Collection
Artists' Books