Showing 46 projects, in Social, Cultural and Philosophical Narratives

Querying Queer Histories and Public Memorial - Towards Memorial after Edward Carpenter (1844 - 1929)

In a period of political and social uncertainty, how can what you wear help to express your beliefs and what you stand for? TOWARDS MEMORIAL is an art project that explores this question by remaking a pair of sandals designed and made by the socialist writer, poet and activist Edward Carpenter (1844-1929).

As Much About Forgetting

As much about forgetting considers how the passage of time gives us both history and memory, and how tensions often exist between these two formulations

Entreprise de séduction

ENTREPRISE DE SÉDUCTION address the complex relations between desire and consumption under capitalism, reconceptualised as the capture and remoulding of desire, figured in the fabrics of Jouy.

A share of a pensioner’s Christmas Bonus

We got presents that were donated…. I got a little cheap plastic watch and a coat that my auntie had made, but I just didn’t even care ’cos I was having so much fun

Mirror I: Hierarchy

Mirror I: Hierarchy was devised to explore the anxieties and thought-processes of two protagonists within the world of surgery – the patient and the surgeon.


Calendar is a solo exhibition that furthered Wilson’s exploration of private and public meanings in relation to material culture


ASUNDER tells the story of what happened to an English town during the First World War, with almost all of its men abroad fighting and its women and children left behind.

Artist Substance

‘Artist Substance’ is a quasi-philosophical term Reeve devised to denote a speculative model of art’s ontological operation as a reciprocal relationship between ‘Art’ brought into physical existence and an existential capacity within a human creature that simultaneously becomes activated (‘ontologically carved’) through the non-verbal creation process

‘I See Faces’ - Popular Pareidolia and the Proliferation of Meaning

This chapter, a contribution to a book in the Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies series, presents findings from an inquiry into the human propensity for making meaning with and from ordinary things and materials.

Untitled (superorganism)

Untitled (superorganism) is a video installation commissioned in 2014 for ‘Anthropocene Monument’, an exhibition and symposium-performance curated by Bruno Latour, Bronislaw Szerszynski and Olivier Michelon at L’Abbatoirs Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Toulouse.

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