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Finnegans Wake

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time

FINNEGANS WAKE

Joyce: One great part of human existence is passed in a state which cannot be rendered sensible by the use of wideawake language, cuttanddry grammar and goahead plot.

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226631 wakewords, 2009 by Nicci Haynes

226631 wakewords

Laser printed paper on board. 2009.

A2 with variable extension to floor

The entire text of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake shredded and reassembled in a chaotic tangled mass of words: my feeling about Joyce's original. Exhibited at: 'Alphabeater', Megalo Print Studio +Gallery, Canberra 2009; 'Paper Works' Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, 2010; 'Inventive Structures: Books Beyond the Codex' Creative Arts Workshop, Connecticut, USA, 2010; 'Books Beyond Words', East Gippsland Art Gallery, 2011. Southern Cross University Artists' Book Award 2011. MADA Gallery Melbourne, 2013. There are two of these; one is in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. Photo by Stuart Hay ANU Photography.