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TAPE LOOPS
Pencil on paper                
Each 420mm x 420mm



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POLITE NOTICE
Instructions to visitors as found in various London art galleries.



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THE FUTURE IS NOW
Cross-stitch               
350mm x 350mm



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SYMPATHETIC EMPLOYER
Gouache on paper                530mm x 530mm



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YOU GOT PERFECT NOZZLES
Cross-stitch investigation into the language of the laser printer.



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WORDS ARE ALL I HAVE
Short narrative using imagery found on the internet of people holding signs.


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JARGON INFOGRAPHIC
Infographic factsheet looking at the world of Business Jargon.



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ANNUAL REPORT
Cross-stitch Annual Report showing all four quarters.



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HAPPY FRIDAYS
Various UK company dress codes regarding Friday attitre displayed using Art Deco fonts and motifs.


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TRANSMISSION COMMENCING
Reproduction of Mo' Wax Records data reply card, issued with 1996 CD release of Endtroducing..... by DJ Shadow.

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BELIEVE IN THEE DESPITE...
Publicity photographs of various politicians paired with terminology from the glossary of P-Funk.


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SENSITIVITY
Sensitivity and popular music during the 1990-91 Gulf War.



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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.

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CUT-OUTS AND DELETIONS
Photography and reconstructions of record sleeve cut-outs.



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MANTRA
Gouache on paper                420mm x 594mm



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I'll BE YOUR MIRROR
Spectators witnessing themselves on Jumbotrons at the European Football Championships 2012.


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DEMON DRINK
Reproductions of die cut hole patterns found in various alcoholic drinks packaging.


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LOST CONTROL
Twenty GoogleAds appearing during YouTube plays of 1979 Joy Division television performance.



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BRANDS V THE BIRDIES
Reconstructions of birds in flight contemplating landing on logo signage bearing Deterrent Spikes.



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SCAN ME
Cross-stitch reproduction of QR Scan Code generated from the term The Heterotopia.


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CATALOGUE STRATA
Colouring evident on page edges of consumer goods catalogues.




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SUBURBAN ROOFLINES
Tiling and roofscapes of suburban London housing.




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CHINESE FARE
Photographs of toy food pieces manufactured in The People's Republic of China.



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IMPORTANT NOTICE
Sixteen LP inner sleeves each bearing an important notice.




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On Offer
RFID ANTI-THEFT CHIP
Cross-stitch reproduction of RFID (Radio-frequency identification) anti-shoplifting chip.



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ON OFFER
Reproductions of various sale sticker sheets.



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CARAVAN PARK
Photographs taken within a caravan park, England 2010.




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PRINTHEAD TAPESTRY
Cross-stitch reproduction of HP DesignJet 1055 Plotter printhead alignment / adjustment test sheet.



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Identity Codes
Together We Are Better
Dull Regular
IDENTITY CODES
Police Force Classification of
Ethnicity in the United Kingdom.



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TOGETHER WE ARE BETTER
Retelling of classic folk tale using images of Public Consultation Meetings found on the internet.



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MILITARY CROSS-STITCH
Ten Cross-stitch patterns using names of U.S. Military operations.




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DULL REGULAR
Dull Regular, graphic font to transform uninteresting text.



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R For Redundant
Google Portraiture
Money Honey
Theme Park
R FOR REDUNDANT
Prototype of box enabling workers facing redundancy to clear desks with style.


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GOOGLE PORTRAITURE
Close examination of 25 Londoners escaping face blurring on Google Maps Street View.


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MONEY HONEY
Nine potential song titles unifying Love and Money.



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THEME PARK
Photographs taken within a theme park, England 2009.



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News Switch
Reggae Consciousness
Fluorescence
Colonial Colour
NEWS SWITCH
Front page headlines and lead stories switched between The Sun & The Guardian newspapers.


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REGGAE CONSCIOUSNESS
Stream of consciousness derived from pseudonyms of various Reggae and Dancehall artists.


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FLUORESCENCE
Mapping of Police high visibility clothing at London G20 demonstrations, April 2009.


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COLONIAL COLOUR
Examination of print colours used in 1932 map of Africa from The British Empire Universities Atlas.


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Punk Dust
Classical Language
The Warm Fuzzy Glow of Konsummng.
ENCOUNTER
Audio recording from gospel television channel, with musical accompaniment.


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PUNK DUST
Dust collected from a record player needle after playing each side of 10 Punk LPs.


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CLASSICAL LANGUAGE
Two short introductions to classical languages, employing images made from film stills of rioting Greek Youths.

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THE WARM FUZZY GLOW...
Colour, packaging and purchasing.




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Spam Letters
SPAM LETTERS
Letters made from tinned Spam.




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Council Colour
COUNCIL COLOUR
Colour schemes from a selection of east London tower blocks.



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Boxes/ers
BOXES / ERS
Amalgamation of Boxes & Boxers.




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Closed Shops
CLOSED
Interior photographs of 20 closed down shops and businesses, England 2008.


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Depressions and Lows
DEPRESSIONS & LOWS
Precipitation, music, maps, travel. A year living under the weather.



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MOST SAINTLY WALLPAPER
Wallpaper design depicting names of Saints of the Most Pious Order alongside tools used in acts of extreme violence.

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COLOUR RIOT
Analysis of colour evident in 16 stills taken from film footage of 4 different types of riot.


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Colour Riot
The Royals
THE ROYALS
Photographs of London's Royal Docks and surrounding area
pre-large scale regeneration.


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Men With Problems
MEN WITH PROBLEMS
Depictions of men taken from newspaper advertisements offering cures for impotence and other male sexual problems.

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Junk Boxes
JUNK BOXES
Photographs of magnified direct mail refusal boxes.



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S.A.D. Experiment
S.A.D. EXPERIMENT
7 day experiment to determine the effects of daylight depravation on the human psyche.


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Flying Ant Day
FLYING ANT DAY
Short film unifying the phenomenon of Flying Ant Day with footage of police helicopters monitoring May Day protesters.

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10 O'CLOCK NEWS
Double exposure photographs of The 10 O'Clock News.



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Ten O'Clock News
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Light Intelligence
LIGHT INTELLIGENCE
Traffic light monitoring experiment.




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East London Ley Lines
EASTERN LEY LINES
Ley lines connecting sites of demolished east London council tower blocks.


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Grangegorman
GRANGEGORMAN
Photography within a disused wing of Dublin's Grangegorman psychiatric hospital.


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Suspect Colours
SUSPECT COLOURS
Colour of clothing worn by suspected criminals throughout Spring 2004, as reported in East London newspapers.

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Lotto Font
LOTTO FONT
Font developed for use when entering the UK National Lottery.




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Heygate
HEYGATE
Double exposure photographs of The Heygate Estate, London SE1.



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Super Rockin Mr Magic
SUPER ROCKIN' MR MAGIC
Super Rockin' Mr Magic & other pioneers of rap – 1978 to 1982.



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PIPCs
PIPCs
Discarded design for the reverse of U.S. Military's Personality Identification Playing Cards.


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Gloots
GLOOTS
Recordings taken from television advertisements for personal fitness machines, backed by a musical accompaniment.

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CHECKOUT
Names of shop staff ascertained from various store receipts.



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Checkout
Atomic City
ATOMIC CITY
Photographs taken within a disused Liverpool indoor market, using a disposable camera.


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Flight Path
FLIGHT PATH
Examination into effects of aircraft noise on suburban West London.



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I'M GORGEOUS BUT...
Discussion topics taken from a daytime tv talk show and arranged into a tale of infinite sadness.


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I'm Gorgeous But Can't Find Love
We Know Where You Live
WE KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE
Reproductions of flattened out junk mail envelopes.



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