Words of the Century

A set of 100 monochrome photographs, each with panel of illuminated text. Every photograph illustrates one word or phrase that was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in each year of the twentieth century. The work comes in ten volumes, each book illustrates a decade. Silver gelatin print version also available. All photographs taken by the artist between 1994 and 2010.

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All images © Jimmy Symonds 2011 Credits