Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Art and Design Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Book and Paper

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Automatic drawings

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Art and Design

A Language In Becoming, Camille C. Hawbaker Apr 2014

A Language In Becoming, Camille C. Hawbaker

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, School of Art, Art History and Design

Words as I have known them are evolving concepts in the landscape of human language, where the meanings of words are interwoven with layers of history and culture. The boundaries of language are defined by words, and around the edges are instinctive sounds that precede and exceed meaning. These sounds are an interrupting force that unsettles the linguistic structure. We often use them for expression in the form of sobs, grunts, moans, murmurs, chants, obscenities and exclamations. They appear in times of spontaneous emotion that words cannot convey. They can also be used purposely, poetically, “…to shatter [one’s] judging ...