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09 Jan 2023

 

A short and partial CV - 2022...

 

I was born in Wales and live in London. Currently I'm learning to live with less and experimenting with how to consume fewer resources. As part of these processes I'm making some of the…


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16 Jun 2001

 A Shadow of Marx a chapter I wrote in 2004 for  Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 edited by Prof. Amelia Jones. The publication has an…


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18 Dec 1995

Lost Property resulted from an unrealised project initiated by the Public Art Development Trust in 1995. In collaboration with Marysia Lewandowska we were invited to make a proposal for the design of a London Underground Station. The proposal was rejected but the research, photographing…


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15 May 1996

Commissioned by Bruce Ferguson for Walking,Thinking, Walking Louisiana Museum Of Modern Art, Denmark

The publication Errata was a parasitical intervention into a public museum, both as a guide and via the catalogue of the collection.

From the Introduction

The…


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20 Dec 1992

In 1992 I had an exhibition entitled Sculptures at the newly-established Cabinet Gallery, in London.

This is from the invitation card:

'The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words…


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29 Mar 2005

I'm interested in collecting as a method for making, and making sense of our biosphere. For a while, I washed and put on a shelf an example of every plastic bottle that passed through our house. Collected, these otherwise overlooked things…


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15 Apr 2016

I wrote a text Socialised Afffection about my grandmothers love of woodgraining for Specialism, a new publication from Open Editions.

Here is a short extract....

I remember the parlour. We…


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20 Apr 2018

I wrote a short text for Distributed, about the possibility of re-imagining the world in common. Distributed is edited by David Blamey and Brad Haylock for OPENeditions…


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06 May 2002

Commissioned by Catherine Dickinson

I collaborated with Marysia Lewandowska, on a long term research project that was to coincide with the re-opening of the Manchester Art Gallery (MAG). The research culminated with a project entitled Free Trade, the following text is edited from the…


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13 Jul 2017
My text Look at me, look at me, look at me was reprinted in BRACES, LEVERS, FETISHES & TALISMANS