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Kathleen Ritter

Kathleen Ritter is an artist, writer and faculty at Parsons Paris, France.

Babble

While I am teaching her language, she has been teaching me babble. She has reminded me that meaningful communication is not dependent on language. I am no longer sure how much language facilitates understanding between fluent adults. Sometimes language is distraction, it is noise, it is everything but what we mean.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2021

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