SPRACH-TOURNEE is an ongoing text-translation project by Ofri Lapid based on Joseph Kosuth’s photographic pieces: Art as Idea as Idea: Purple; Art as Idea as Idea: Volume; & Art as Idea as Idea: Meaningless from 1967-68. ifa purchased Kosuth’s works for the exhibition Kunstraum Deutschland/Art Space Germany that is touring the world for the last 22 years and ongoing.

Lapid intiated a translation chain of a text based on the content of the lexical definitions depicted in Kosuth’s works. The text is translated by professional translators from one language to the next according to the route the exhibition took. The final result will be performed in the ifa gallery Berlin.

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