Mean and Median averages from a range of residents and visitors to Lincoln, 34 contributors on Saturday the 24th of October. Created in conjuction with Frequency, Lincoln’s Biannual Digital Arts and Culture Festival. Project produced in collaboration with Adam O’Meara.
For Decorative Use Only was created as an illustration of a survey on 21st century rural village living in the Lincolnshire region. I wished to allow people to express their feelings on what it means to live in smaller communities and how that related to perceptions of the ‘idyll’. For every positive comment that praised community spirit, the quiet life and the beauty of the non-urban environment there was one damning nosy neighbours, close mindedness, lack of facilities or public […]
This multimedia body of work was created as a response to International broadcast news imagery, and the potentially diminished role it plays in an age of total image saturation. Sourced by culling every image from the BBC International website over a month long period in 2010, Desense takes its visual cues from the uncanny world of the paint swatch brochure. Desense comprised of an Installation, web based multimedia piece, printed output and ongoing screen based images.
Failed Heirlooms is an interactive, magnetic exhibition that attempts to get away from the conventions of contemporary gallery based imagery. It presents the audience with a large scale display comprised of several hundred individual postcards representing objects seen as ‘failed heirlooms’; things that have been deemed unworthy of value, either financial or emotional. These objects find themselves part of an antiques sprawl, divorced from their original owners and collections. The exhibition can be rearranged almost indefinitely and the audience is […]
Each of these ‘planets’ is a simple trompe l’oeil, a potato or other root vegetable, the roundest I can find, is simply colour treated and photographed suspended (and indeed orbiting) on fishing line. Each of these heavenly bodies is easily imagined to contain their own unique atmosphere and ecosystem, from gas giants, to frozen planetoids. A mighty destiny for the humble potato, The imperfections that we seek to breed out of the tuber as more aesthetically pleasing food is called […]