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.
The Exhibition
 
 
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Say it if you can
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