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Crossing the line: drawing as babel fish

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Crossing the line : drawing as babel fish. / Casey, Sarah; Davies, Gerald.

2014. Paper presented at The Itinerant Illustrator , Bangalore, India.

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Harvard

Casey, S & Davies, G 2014, 'Crossing the line: drawing as babel fish', Paper presented at The Itinerant Illustrator , Bangalore, India, 18/12/14 - 19/12/14. <http://srishti.ac.in/ii/program/schedule/>

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Casey, S., & Davies, G. (2014). Crossing the line: drawing as babel fish. Paper presented at The Itinerant Illustrator , Bangalore, India. http://srishti.ac.in/ii/program/schedule/

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Casey S, Davies G. Crossing the line: drawing as babel fish. 2014. Paper presented at The Itinerant Illustrator , Bangalore, India.

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Casey, Sarah ; Davies, Gerald. / Crossing the line : drawing as babel fish. Paper presented at The Itinerant Illustrator , Bangalore, India.

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