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Blindspot

The video art of Tran T. Kim-Trang

Irene V. Small

The Soul's tongue is the eye, and every day, by looking, judging, adjusting and affirming its mirror reflection ... it reclaims its "l-ness" back from those who attempt to render it invisible. - Han Ong1

TRAN T. KIM-TRANG, Kore, 1994 (detail), 'Blindness Series', video.

Text makes its first appearance aggressively in the opening moments of Aletheia, 1992, the introductory video of Tran T. Kim-Trang's 'Blindness Series'. The camera moves intimately over the raised protrusions of a Braille text…

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