DEREK ELAND: DIARY ROOMS │ Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art → 26 February 2015

“Deric Eḷnd z a multīmīdia ātist hūz wrc z prîmṛli fôc̣st on ingejñ wɖ ppl abt ẇt it z lîc t b hymn in stresfl n dfclt sičuešnz. H z intrestd in ɖ ys v ɖ ritn wrd, ptklrli in a dijitl êj, t axes riyl imošnz n ʈts. Mč v hiz wrc z crietd on lcešn, ptklrli ʈru ɖ ys v Dîrīrūmz, n ɖen rīcntxčlîzd in a gaḷrīsetñ.

In 2011 h wrct az an ofišl Wōrātist imbedd wɖ ɖ Britiš Āmi in Helmnd, Afganistan. Dîrīrūmz dscrîbz ɖ rzults v Deric’s tîm ɖr. H vizitd Afganistan t criet a Dîrīrūm xpirı̣ns fr fruntlîn soljrz, bʈ Britiš n Afgan, bî pṛvîdñ ɖm wɖ blanc cādz n ofrñ ɖm ɖ oṗtyṇti t rait dân ɖer imījt ʈts.

Ɖ stwriz n coments ritn on ɖ cādz r rw, onist n vẹrid, fṛm ɖ rmāc̣bl t ɖ munden, ɖ xtrōdnri t ɖ evrīde. Ɖ riaḷti v evrīde lîf fr trūps sits alñsd imošnl acânts ritn in ɖ imījt aftrmaʈ v batl. Dîrīrūmz priznts a c̣lctv slfpwtrit v indivijl xpirı̣nsz on ɖ fruntlîn v a cntmprri conflict – wɖ soljrz ofn rfŕñ t tu worz, wn involvñ bŭlits n bomz n ɖ uɖr ẇč gz on in a soljr’z hed ẇn evrʈñ gz qayt.”

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Deric Eḷnd, FRÌZ, 16 Nvmbr 2014
Jūlia Brīn, Đ NWĐN ECO, 12 Nvmbr 2014
ITV NYZ, 11 Nvmbr 2014
Alis Vinsnt, Đ HUFÑTN PÔST YC, 12 Octobr 2014
BBC NYZ, 29 Septmbr 2014
Teri Jud, Đ INDIPNDNT, 27 Septmbr 2014
IMPIYRỊL WORMYZIYM, undetd


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