The publication is an artwork in flux, comprised of 2753 words refreshing in every three minutes in over 75.000 online news sources and blogs. Scrutinizing on their evolving use and informative power, the words on the page are listed according to their most recent use in an online source.
Language is finally exposed as arbitrary as it is flexible – open-ended as the idea of the future. Hashwords is a direct form of engagement with the politics of language. The work characterizes Gül’s view of language as “a fiction that is always being reconstructed; a geography in which boundaries are constantly negotiated.”