Encyclopedia Britannica, vellum
36.5 x 14 x 7.5 inches
'Diplomacy' is a vertically stacked set of the 1984 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica (minus book number 13) cut at a 30 degree angle. Slipped inside the “Year in Review” volume, on the entry about the Sino-British Joint Declaration, is a copy of Emperor Qianlong’s 1793 letter to King George III, printed on vellum.
This work is a component of the solo exhibition 'Embassy S ites' at Tomorrow Maybe, Hong Kong.