I would like to thank Exemplar and Aviva Investors for their interest and appreciation in commissioning this sculpture as part of their public art strategy for their land mark Fitzroy Place development. Particular thanks to Patrick Morey-Burrows of ArtSource for all his help and support overseeing the project. I would also like to thank the following people for their valuable help and advice throughout the course of the ‘The One and The Many’ project:

Samuel Beckett Estate, Jorge Luis Borges Estate, Eyob Derillo, Professor Adam Frank, Svetlana Grishina, Professor Afzal Haus, Professor Almut Hintze, Zeke J.V. Kassock, Andrea Liu, Lo Mai Cuong, Professor Lutz Marten, Professor Ian Netton, James Oglethorpe, Dr Chris Southgate and Professor Hamish Todd.

Special thanks to my wonderful studio team David Brampton-Greene, PJ Dove, Jennifer Mullins and Patrick Woof, also to Trevor Clarke, Ben Jones and Ben Martin for their superb letter-cutting. I am also particularly grateful to Aislinn McNamara for her invaluable research and editorial assistance.

Acknowledgement is also given to the authors and editors of the valuable resources ‘omniglot’ website and ‘world’s writing systems’.

Peter Randall-Page