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Dictee (Tanam Press)
Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung
Date Created and/or Issued
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Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
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UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Art Collection Highlights - Theresa Hak Kyung Cha
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A broadside announcing the publication of "Dictee" an artist book by Cha. The book was published by Tanam Press, New York, New York. Reproduced on the broadside is a black and white illustration from "Dictee." The text includes a description of "Dictee," Tanam Press address and the prize of the artist book.
"Dictee" is a series of narratives in nine parts with each of the Nine Muses identifying each of the sections...The narratives trace names, events and histories of existing persons, individual personages in history and other fictitious characters embodied in nine female voices. Each of the sections are self-contained chapters, each an evocation of the past through speech, through the research of language that may open avenues to MEMORY, to the elemental process of recollection. Dictee simultaneously experiments with time; Time which the characters Korean history, in "mythological" Time. The grammar is applied in ways to establish a chronology which expands or condenses Time, or make it constant, atonal/eternal." (printed in the broadside).
Documentation Broadside. Printed black on white paper. w8.5 x h11 inches

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