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Two women in HiVis jackets explore the borders of Manchester and Salford. (Video)
A full-sized weightbearing bridge made from 22,000 sheets of red paper over a beck in the Lake District.
Architectural piece based on a cross stitch pattern
Concrete relief cast wall mounted on MDF (Edition of 3)
Digital C-type print
Myself and Peter Faulkner, in our role as artist::agitators The NeoFuturist Collective, were invited to contribute work for an ambitious site-specific performance at the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington High Street. The result was
Mixed media installation.
The IR11 exhibition is entered through the Shodhan-Portal. As the portal is positioned inside the gallery door, visitors effectively exit the Shodhan House as they come in, crossing the threshold into an ‘altered’ space, a place of the imagination.
I am building a house and I am far away. Somehow I am building my house.
For now I have a pile of black stuff.
installation including a PVC banner and a small projection
photograph on PVC banner with brass eyelets, installed 30cm from floor.
Artist's Shed was a self build project between myself and artist and designer Chris Woodward. Using our studio build to create dialogue surrounding the problems facing artists of affordable work space.
Artwork features London's new iconic building, The Shard, inserted within Caspar David Friedrich's 'Sea of Ice'.
I am currently working on a collaborative project around the shut down and decommissioning of Wylfa nuclear power station in Anglesey, North Wales.
PROPS FOR THE SKY, 2012. A performance taking place over three days at SHIFT., London.
I take on the guise of a series of gods and mythical characters, using improvised costumes and props. As the performance progresses, these deities make and remake
This site-specific work was created for the exhibition ‘Unravelling Time’ at Sutton Courtenay Abbey, a magical place steeped in history and atmosphere. My piece is created from found objects that I collected from Chapman’s Pool on the Dorset coast. Through
Track made for World Listening Day on the theme of Water. Using space sounds from NASA and water molecules manipulated by laser beam from Kelvin Building, Glasgow University, combined with own sounds and music. Broadcast on Centro de Cultura Digital radio
A metaphorical work based on the transitional journey from old to new studio.It echoes the journeys made by Celtic saints and early maritime wanderers who set sail for unknown places in fragile vessels.
The small vessels are made from found objects
The simplistic lines illustrating land contours on maps are a human interpretation of landscape. It is an abstract concept but man is content to define nature in this way. I wanted turn this idea on its head, working backwards from line to form, exploiting
'Orbiting the Centre of Newport' (2011) is a 2.22 minute looped film piece made in collaboration with Ballet Cymru dancers Helena Casado Cortes and Cormac Murphy. Music is 'Deg' by Y Niwl.
The film maps the physical geography of Newport (South
Oceanus is a figure from Greek mythology, personifying the great river encircling the world. Originally thought to represent just the bodies of salt water known to the ancient Greeks, but as geography became more accurate, Oceanus came to signify the
Changing geographies inspired the work 'One flow obscured by another' which was produced during New Mills Arts Festival 2014. During the late 19th century the way people traverse the deep gorge running through this Derbyshire town changed. Steep pathways
Emma Johnson explores the fragmented, multifaceted nature of memory, time and history. Johnson reconstructs maps into artworks, cutting paths and layers to transform the originals into reconstituted and complex new objects. As functional items, they are
Vanishing Boundaries signifies a connection between West's long-standing artistic interests (including methodically gathering objects) and new sculptural experiments. Comprising of an array of reflective discs protruding above floor level, the installation
Holding back the Tide explores the relationship between the geographical boundaries set by waters and mans subsequent supremacy or regulation by these confinements.
A doorway of solid light creates a visual contradiction in between an empty walkway and a solid lit up membrane, questioning the boundaries of the human perception.
I left a provocation for One Thoresby Street. Walked the boundary – 264 strides.
I investigated the notion of Limits in response to spending the winter in a wheelchair following spinal injury.
I began to explore the way boundaries, whether physical, social, mental or emotional define our perception of life and our identity. The
From a series of three images on boundary, private perception and public identification.
Hand dyed plaited cloth. 2015
'Awkwardly Futuristic' is a 7 min 32 sec relationship with the Future. The performance was recorded for The View from Little Diomede in Glasgow. It was originally streamed live to Glasgow who is 5 hours ahead of Toronto Canada and thus representative
How the use of technology affects relationships
This pair can be seperated or rearranged at any time to make a new relationship. They are both carved from the same lime tree, and then were painted with gesso.
Are we are indulging in an addiction which is interfering with our relationships and perpetuating a degree of narcissism and ultimately loneliness?
‘Like’, is the critical word! When you post a status and no one likes it, you feel forgotten or ignored,
The word 'Humanity' is just an ordinary word but it's an important word. It is derived from the Latin, 'humanitas' meaning human nature as in the manner of benevolence, of mercy and kindness - it also means mankind - us.
The question is not meant to
2nd of 8 small scale iron works produced in this series. 2nd of 2 shown in In-PerspeXtives, RSA, Edinburgh, 2013
A facile, fleeting human gesture interpreted as a powerful and complex three-dimensional form.
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A three month residency at Westbury Arts Centre in Milton Keynes resulted in a joint exhibition with Moonjung Hwang. Both make site-specific work and found common themes in their experience of Milton Keynes in the concept of human scale.
Context specific performance and installation work by Brookes and Casado, created with 20-30 self-selecting participants from the locale, and taking its initial structure from the script of the 1967 film 'the perfect human' by Jorgen Leth. Participants
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