Say it if you can is a book about understanding what it really means to speak a language, about ineffability, the expressive capacity of words, of how language can influence the way we think, and is an attempt to overcome ineffability by visual storytelling.
It is a translation of compex theorical concepts into visual language.
Bachelor Degree Project
The project was exhibited at the Free University of Bolzano within the Diplorama, 2015, July.
Printed and bound at the Free University of Bolzano.
Part 1 – The prisonhouse of language
About ineffability, linguistic negativism and the words expressive capacity.
Part 2 – Changing perspectives
About the relationship between language and thought, and about how language can influence the way we think.
Part 3 – The box
About overcoming ineffability by visual storytelling – 7 stories that tell and shadow the meaning of 7 untranslatable words.
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