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Inkjet printed copy paper, sewn into book forms, watercolour
Loss, in translation
This work examines the loss of books, knowledge and memory – and the accompanying grief.
Each of the books represents one of the five stages of grief. The text in each book is a word or phrase associated with that stage, translated into binary code – a ‘language’ only easily read by digital means.
The colour of each book was chosen by Googling, ‘what colour is each stage of grief?’ and following the first random, unreviewed link I found – in itself a demonstration of the erosion of knowledge.
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