Words

digital image, 2021

“Words” is an image consisting of two objects: an Apple keyboard without symbols and a stack of the Latin alphabet capital letters. It looks like they fell out of a keyboard and were stacked instead of being rolled back. This is a way to create a single image of all possible words, because a keyboard contains them all in a potential state. However, in the case of a keyboard, we are limited to a particular language, and the easiest way to free from it is to negate it by removing letters from a keyboard, and arranging them in a stack shifts our attention to the purely aesthetic qualities of a letter instead of linguistic ones. However, having such perception of a letter makes it impossible to write a word.