As an Asian, I often heard people making jokes about Asian people having small eyes. Leaving racism aside, I feel that people sometimes say things without understanding what they mean. The process of learning a language is as simply as ‘copy and paste’. If we cannot fully comprehend the language, can we ever understand the world?
During the exhibition, I measured the size of the visitors’ eyes and wrote down the results on a sticky note. Then, I pasted the results to a blackboard. When the numbers represented the abstract visual measurements, how do you explain the gap in-between the two steps?