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Research

Showing 46 projects, in Social, Cultural and Philosophical Narratives

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


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).


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.


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


A Soft Rebellion in Detroit

This enquiry questions the cultural representation of post-industrial cities, whose ‘reason for being’, their industry, has transformed so significantly that the use of their nicknames e.g. ‘The Motor City’ (Detroit), becomes a melancholy gesture that talks only about the past


The Immense Ventriloquism

The Immense Ventriloquism – Part.2 presents new work by TC McCormack, and showcases new and existing artworks by seven guest artists.


Domesticated

Domesticated is an enquiry into the omnipresent social engagement in bodily practices of self-improvement, since training facilities for all ages have become familiar sites in peoples’ homes, as well as in contemporary urban public spaces.


Repository of Irrational Gestures (Rigs)

The Repository of Irrational Gestures proposes and tests the notion that moving image work and sonic composition can critically investigate and illuminate the turbulent but permeable boundaries that differentiate between ‘rational’ and ‘irrational’ actions, thinking and/or behaviours.


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