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Selection of suggestions for the naming of The Heterotopia's workplace team bonding sessions.
AN IDEAL FOR LIVING
Canvas size 360mm x 840mm
UNDERLINED FOR EMPHASIS
Gouache on paper
Each 420mm x 297mm
SHOW OF STRENGTH
154mm x 203mm
Pencil on paper
Each 420mm x 420mm
THE FUTURE IS NOW
350mm x 350mm
Gouache on paper 530mm x 530mm
Instructions to visitors as found in various London art galleries.
Cross-stitch Annual Report showing all four quarters.
Infographic factsheet looking at the world of Business Jargon.
WORDS ARE ALL I HAVE
Short narrative using imagery found on the internet of people holding signs.
YOU GOT PERFECT NOZZLES
Cross-stitch investigation into the language of the laser printer.
Sensitivity and popular music during the 1990-91 Gulf War.
BELIEVE IN THEE DESPITE...
Publicity photographs of various politicians paired with terminology from the glossary of P-Funk.
Reproduction of Mo' Wax Records data reply card, issued with 1996 CD release of Endtroducing..... by DJ Shadow.
Various UK company dress codes regarding Friday attitre displayed using Art Deco fonts and motifs.
I'll BE YOUR MIRROR
Spectators witnessing themselves on Jumbotrons at the European Football Championships 2012.
Gouache on paper 420mm x 594mm
CUT-OUTS AND DELETIONS
Photography and reconstructions of record sleeve cut-outs.
LEXICON OF FUN
Words to be used in workplace conversations by employees at a leading UK entertainment park, as marked out in the staff handbook.
Reproductions of die cut hole patterns found in various alcoholic drinks packaging.
Cross-stitch reproduction of QR Scan Code generated from the term The Heterotopia.
BRANDS V THE BIRDIES
Reconstructions of birds in flight contemplating landing on logo signage bearing Deterrent Spikes.
Twenty GoogleAds appearing during YouTube plays of 1979 Joy
Division television performance.
Sixteen LP inner sleeves each bearing an important notice.
Photographs of toy food pieces manufactured in The People's Republic of China.
Tiling and roofscapes of suburban London housing.
Colouring evident on page edges of consumer goods catalogues.
Cross-stitch reproduction of HP DesignJet 1055 Plotter printhead alignment / adjustment test sheet.
Photographs taken within a caravan park, England 2010.
Reproductions of various sale sticker sheets.
Cross-stitch reproduction of RFID (Radio-frequency identification) anti-shoplifting chip.
Dull Regular, graphic font to transform uninteresting
Ten Cross-stitch patterns using names of U.S. Military operations.
Retelling of classic folk tale using images of Public Consultation Meetings found on the internet.
Police Force Classification of
Ethnicity in the United Kingdom.
Photographs taken within a theme park, England 2009.
Nine potential song titles unifying Love and Money.
Close examination of 25 Londoners escaping face blurring on Google Maps Street
R FOR REDUNDANT
Prototype of box enabling workers facing redundancy to clear desks with style.
Examination of print colours used in 1932 map of Africa from The British
Empire Universities Atlas.
Mapping of Police high visibility clothing at London G20 demonstrations, April
Stream of consciousness derived from pseudonyms of various Reggae and Dancehall
Front page headlines and lead stories switched between The Sun & The Guardian
THE WARM FUZZY GLOW...
Colour, packaging and purchasing.
Two short introductions to classical languages, employing images made from film
stills of rioting Greek Youths.
Dust collected from a record player needle after playing each side of 10 Punk
Audio recording from gospel television channel, with musical accompaniment.
BOXES / ERS
Amalgamation of Boxes & Boxers.
Colour schemes from a selection of east London tower blocks.
Letters made from tinned Spam.
Interior photographs of 20 closed down shops and businesses, England 2008.
DEPRESSIONS & LOWS
Precipitation, music, maps, travel. A year living under the weather.
MOST SAINTLY WALLPAPER
Wallpaper design depicting names of Saints of the Most Pious Order
tools used in acts of extreme violence.
Analysis of colour evident in 16 stills taken from film footage of 4 different
types of riot.
Photographs of London's Royal Docks and surrounding area
pre-large scale regeneration.
MEN WITH PROBLEMS
Depictions of men taken from newspaper advertisements offering cures for impotence
and other male sexual problems.
Photographs of magnified direct mail refusal boxes.
7 day experiment to determine the effects of daylight depravation on the human
FLYING ANT DAY
Short film unifying the phenomenon of Flying Ant Day with footage of police helicopters monitoring May Day protesters.
10 O'CLOCK NEWS
Double exposure photographs of The 10 O'Clock News.
Traffic light monitoring experiment.
EASTERN LEY LINES
Ley lines connecting sites of demolished east London council tower blocks.
Photography within a disused wing of Dublin's Grangegorman psychiatric hospital.
Colour of clothing worn by suspected criminals throughout Spring 2004, as reported
in East London newspapers.
Font developed for use when entering the UK National Lottery.
Double exposure photographs of The Heygate Estate, London SE1.
SUPER ROCKIN' MR MAGIC
Super Rockin' Mr Magic & other pioneers of rap – 1978 to 1982.
Discarded design for the reverse of U.S. Military's Personality Identification
Recordings taken from television advertisements for personal fitness machines,
backed by a musical accompaniment.
Names of shop staff ascertained from various store receipts.
Photographs taken within a disused Liverpool indoor market, using a disposable
Examination into effects of aircraft noise on suburban West London.
I'M GORGEOUS BUT...
Discussion topics taken from a daytime tv talk show and arranged into a tale
of infinite sadness.
WE KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE
Reproductions of flattened out junk mail envelopes.