Is That a Fish in your Ear?

Promotional video for book 'Is that a fish in your ear?'



A mind-boggingly bizarre short animation by Matthew Young for Penguin books to help promote 'Is that a fish in you ear?' by David Bellos. The video talks about 'translation, how we make ourselves understood, and the strange variance in language between countries, cultures and people, as well as explaining how anyone can cope without the words for Left and Right, using only a tarantula.'

You can buy the book here

 


By: Lisa
Posted: Tue 3rd Jan 2012

Tags: Motion, advertisment, animation, Typography

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