Thirty-two artists have been commissioned to write exactly 500 words without any other restriction on content or form. Language and text-as-image is a rich area that artists are increasingly using in their work; what do artists need with words and what do they write about?
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Copyright and Permissions
All texts copyright ⓒ the artists and Akerman Daly
Aroma Venus by Milly Thompson
Selected extracts from Daphne du Maurier’s Frenchman’s Creek reproduced with permission of Curtis Brown Group Ltd, London on behalf of The Chichester Partnership. Copyright ⓒ Dauphne Du Maurier 1941. Selected extracts from Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea reproduced with permission of Penguin, London. Copyright ⓒ Jean Rhys 1966.