Monday, September 7, 2009



Once again I tried to change the world,
Working with images in order to achieve
An often brutal form of injustice as a sacred trust.
It must be provided, but it may be useful to say:
If it is not clear, I can not avoid this fight
We are not grasshoppers; we want our lives.

Now we can restore the ancient temple of truth.
There is only honesty, honour: my life without it
We are the home of the Plan: Resurrection will succeed
Because their house is a large country – will not last long.
This is an instrument of ambition: my spirit prize.
You may, if they die, a vision, a vision, a man.

This work was based on the Inaugural Address of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 4 March 1933 ( It was translated from English to Arabic to German to Korean to Bulgarian to Traditional Chinese to Lithuanian to Indonesian then back to English, courtesy of Google Translate (, before the resulting parts were reconstituted into the form shown above.

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