issue 1: 'contemporary cartographies'

Ruth Watson
Lingua Geographica (Geographic Tongue) 1996

metal pins, Ilfachrome photographs, 1600mm x 1600mm
courtesy of the artist and Jonathan Smart Gallery

Installation includes a plague which reads: "Geographic Tongue is the medical name for the cracked and fissured surface of a tongue. It is a condition of no clinical significance."

Lingua Geographica (Geographic Tongue) were two works commissioned by the Under Capricorn Project for The World Over at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and the City Gallery, Wellington 1996. The above image shows one of the works.

last update: 2.3.1997

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