Whose Language You Don't Understand

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Stills from Whose Language You Don't Understand, 2018, 62 minutes.
Whose Language You Don’t Understand, named after a novel by the late Austrian writer Marianne Fritz (1948-2007) is a video cycle exploring the limits of language. Fritz spent most of her life, over 30 years, working on a cycle of dense and complex novels she called “The Fortress”, consisting of over 10,000 pages -- and still unfinished at the time of her death. Her project is an unusual and astonishing one that challenges the conventions of writing and reading. In Fritz’s work, writing sustains a reality. Writing becomes a movement into an alternative world, and readership offers radical possibilities.

A Trailer to Whose Language You Don't Understand

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