Observing translators work, 2017-2018. Video.
A group of professional
translators and interpreters of various languages enter into the
author’s settings, which he generated for them to convey what was
written here a while ago. An email invite was sent a week earlier, the
few that replied came. They partook in the process of mediation between
the artist’s intention and the meaning of the work, between form and
context and, language and image.
procedure begins: the observing author is present with his camera as
they enter one after the other. They breathe and stare away; hold the
papers that are distributed to them; blink as they read what must be
read; eat the sandwiches that are served; drink the water that is
poured in cups for everyone; wait remaining unmoving; and, exit as they
In the afternoon, participants leave the told narrative.
The author however continues to practice his observation in a conceived space of no doors or windows.