d PlsUR of d Txt : The Tuber

d PlsUR of d Txt is a conceptual work where a book by Roland Barthes called The Pleasure of the Text has been translated into text messaging language. The process was undertaken with the aid of a peer-to peer online database called transl8it.com.

For more information on the project click here.

The book was risograph printed in an edition of 160 copies (the character limit of a text message).

This book was published in Luxbook's REPRINT: Appropriation (&) Literature, released in October 2014. The book documents artists since the 1970's who have appropriated works of literature within a work of art or as a work of art.