A to Z: From Aardvark to Axle  2011‑13


461 drawings for each of the 461 “A”-words; various media on paper, dimensions from 240 x 170mm to 420 x 297mm.

Opening project in the A to Z series of projects (2011-ongoing) based on the premise of making a visualisation for every word listed in the Concise Oxford English dictionary, starting at “A”, and proceeding in alphabetical order.

View sequence of 100 drawings from “animation” to “aridity”.





A to Z: From Aardvark to Axle has been shown at A to Z: The First Seven Years at Gallery Oldham, UK in 2018-19; A to Z: From Aardvark to Axle, Galerie Art Claims Impulse, Berlin in 2013; Picaresque, Ha Gamle Prestegard, Naerbo, Norway in 2014; The Picture Show, Galerie Jaap Sleper, Utrecht, Netherlands in 2013; and Dave Ball: Tactically Absurd at Winchester Gallery, UK in 2020.

Installation view at Gallery Oldham

Installation view at Gallery Oldham