Language Barrier by Hannah K. LeeLanguage Barrier by Hannah K. Lee

Language Barrier

byHannah K. Lee

Paperback | September 22, 2017

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The real meaning behind emojis, the subtext of sexts, the financial cryptography of flats and pumps, and more are revealed in this witty and wonderfully drawn collection. Hannah K. Lee melds elegant typography, beautiful illustration, and trenchant text to make an acerbic art book.Hannah K. Lee was born to Korean immigrants and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles, CA. She received a BFA in illustration at Parsons School of Design. Now in Brooklyn, she works as a commercial illustrator, letterer, and designer and is a regular self-publisher of zines and art books, which contain personal work and experiments in letterforms and production.
Hannah K. Lee was born to Korean immigrants and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles, CA. She received a BFA in illustration at Parsons School of Design. Now in Brooklyn, she works as a commercial illustrator, letterer, and designer and is a regular self-publisher of zines and art books, which contain personal work and experiments in l...
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Title:Language BarrierFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.43 inPublished:September 22, 2017Publisher:Koyama PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927668476

ISBN - 13:9781927668474

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Thoughtfully curated and presented, Language Barrier is a groovy, pocket-sized little handbook for self-doubting, conflicted artists (and other assorted human beings) everywhere." - Rob Kirby, The Comics Journal "Hannah K. Lee is one of those artists, and after reading her new art book, Language Barrier, readers will want to follow her to whatever she does next." - Oliver Sava, The A.V. Club "Formal experimentation is rarely this much fun." - Chris Gavaler, PopMatters "Beautifully rendered in a variety of aesthetics, Lee delivered a book best experienced across a number of brief-but-satisfying readings." - Shea Hennum, The A.V. Club "It's brilliant work, and only a small section of Lee's collection, but I kept thinking about it days after I read it." - Rob McMonigal, Panel Patter "Lee's central theme and the book's title: the barrier here is language itself, forever obfuscating meaning and impeding connection. In this book, language goes from being humorously foolish to actively dangerous and destructive, rendering people into objects." - Rob Clough, High-Low "