cibachrome and black & white photographs
13 x 13 cm each
Paper boats (installation view detail)
Encyclopaedia Britannica (1968 edition)
Simryn Gill used books as a raw material, choosing words such as ‘because’, ‘vessel’, ‘always’, ‘jealous’, and ‘lull’, and removing them from the books to investigate if, and how, words lose or take on meaning when taken away from their intended structures and contexts.