- Caroline Kurze
If a picture says more than a thousand words – and current internet dynamics tend to agree – what would a visual guide to the English contemporary and vocabulary, look like? Ben West and Felix Heyes two artists and designers from London found out. They replaced the 21,000 words found in your everyday dictionary with whatever shows up first for each word in Google’s image search. Behold Google – a 1240 page behemoth of JPGs, GIFs and PNGs in alphabetical order. A modern contemporary witness.