Seventy Nine Protest Placards

Redux, London 2004

Seventy nine possible uses for redundant protest placards, spelled out one letter at a time on an array of household fluorescent striplights.

Geodesic Stain

neverMINED 2002

A conribution to Gavin Wade's STRATEGIC QUESTIONS: WHAT IS STRUCTURE? .

The Barricades Project

CCAD, London 2001

Life-size replicas of various WWII beach defences, an Anderson shelter and a wheelchair ramp built from domestic fencing materials.

Revolution Counter Revolution

Floating IP, Manchester 2004

Images of Spartacist and Freikorps lorries from the streets of post-WWI Berlin removed from either side of a wall partitioning the gallery.

Holding my breath doing the cube

Tippi Hedren, VTO, London 2001

A 3-minute DVD.

FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT

Ram Lounge, The Ship, London 2003

A back-lit wall of black polythene sheeting.

Work Party

We Are Grammar, Pratt Manhattan, New York 2011

Text removed by a gallery assistant from an 8'x4' sheet of drywall.

Hindenburg

neverMINED 2002

Images of the Hindenburg airship as if cut from panels of garden trellis.

A contribution to Gavin Wade's STRATEGIC QUESTIONS: WHAT IS STRUCTURE?

WE BEAT THE SCUM SHIT

Floating IP, Manchester 2004

Text spelled out one letter at a time on an array of household fluorescent striplights.

This array was the only lighting in the gallery bisected by Revolution, Counter Revolution.

Seventy Nine Protest Placards

Redux, London 2004

Seventy nine possible uses for redundant protest placards, spelled out one letter at a time on an array of household fluorescent striplights.

flee, but while fleeing, pick up a weapon

LOT, Bristol 2005

A quote from Deleuze & Parnet's 'Politics' spelled out by the removal of carpet tiles from the floor, prior to a group show.

flee, but while fleeing, pick up a weapon

LOT, Bristol 2005

Plan drawing.

From each according to his ability...

IBID.projects, London 2001

A Chinook carrying a pallet of supplies depicted in garden trellis.

Revolution Counter Revolution

Floating IP, Manchester 2004

Images of Spartacist and Freikorps lorries from the streets of post-WWI Berlin removed from either side of a wall partitioning the gallery.

You should be put against the wall and shot down

1916, Triangle, London 2010

A banner depicted in battens and plastered drywall. Text reveals itself then disappears, drying more slowly than the surrounding area.

La Barricade de la Rue Basfroi

The Economist Plaza, London, 2002

A banner from the Paris Commune of 1871 depicted in trellis panels behind an existing bench. The wall faced a branch of BNP Paribas, a private bank founded to assist the rebuilding of Paris following the defeat of the Commune.

Merchant

Tippi Hedren, VTO, London 2001

The loss of a merchant ship depicted in trellis.

You should be put against the wall and shot down

1916, Triangle, London, 2011

Detail

Partial, Worried, Bloodshed



Digital animation

Ping-Pong

CCAD & IBID.Projects, London, 2001

A table-tennis training machine tackles the second intifada.

Seven seconds of footage; a rock is thrown and smashes the camera lens. Seven seconds of black screen; the robot powers up and the monitor is pounded by ping-pong balls. Some are returned, others bounce randomly.

Seventy Nine Protest Placards



The first and last are mirrored in Seventy Nine Afflictions.

Seventy Nine Afflictions



The first and last are mirrored in Seventy Nine Protest Placards.

Rally

IBID.Projects, London 2001

'Death to Marxism'

Rear Window South Circular



A car window de-mists and re-mists on a 20-minute loop.

Revolution Counter Revolution

Floating IP, Manchester 2004

Images of Spartacist and Freikorps lorries from the streets of post-WWI Berlin removed from either side of a wall partitioning the gallery.

Seventy Nine Protest Placards and Seventy Nine Afflictions

Millennium Galleries, Sheffield, 2005

Two parallel striplight arrays.

The question of the revolution's future is a bad question

Motes in all Eyes, The Ship, London, 04

Two translations of the same Deleuze text start identically but diverge after a few words, spelled out on parallel striplight arrays.

...to each according to his needs

IBID.projects, London 2001

A Skycrane carrying a broken Chinook depicted in garden trellis.

WE BEAT THE SCUM SHIT

Floating IP, Manchester 2004

Overhang

Site Gallery, Sheffield, 1999

A life-size replica of the rear end of a coach, wedged against the roof by a prop. The projector shows stills from an imaginary holiday disaster viewed through the rear window.

THE GAP THAT HAS BEEN LEFT BY THE REMOVAL OF / WILL SOON ENOUGH MAKE ITSELF FELT

The Overbearing Mother, St Leonards on Sea, 2011

A response to an invitation by Dylan Shipton to make a banner for his structure to support. Text is removed from scaffold sheeting.

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