noun [C] / tæb.lət /
1. A slab or plaque, as of wax or clay, with a surface that is intended for or bears an inscription, esp. one of a pair or set.
2. Tablet computers, consoles etc. Wireless portable devices that utilise a touchscreen or a stylus pen to access or process information.
3. A small flat pellet of medication taken orally.
4. A small flat cake of a prepared substance, such as soap.
[Tabula rasa, Παρθένο υπολογιστή meaning “blank slate” origin – wax tablet used for notes, which was blanked by heating the wax and then smoothing it, to give a tabula rasa
This installation consists of a cabinet containing a set plates depicting six figures all using writing tablets.
A second cabinet contains a selection of wax tablets and stylus.