Aroma Venus, 2013

Commission for Akerman Daly; the text is a conflation of extracts from the novels Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys, 1966 and Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne du Maurier, 1941

Akerman Daly:
“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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