Weiner Chapter 2

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S.R. [...] Would you say that the decision for language is also a decision to interact with the public?

L.W. It allowed me to step outside of the one part of the praxis of art that I found uncomfortable, and that was the imposition of an expressionist, almost, as opposed to existential presence of the person who made it. I wanted to find something that could step outside of people believing that it was special what I made when in fact it wasn't special, it was useful. And language lead me into that. But language comes along after a point of trying to find other means of presenting the same kind of a concept.


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