“For our 10th Assembly event, four Sheffield based artists have each been paired up with an artist in Istanbul. Plunged into the unknown within a pen-pal type relationship, the expectation has been to create work with someone they have never met.
The shipping forecast is a radio broadcast by the BBC providing a vital set of data about sea conditions in the waters around the UK. To the non-maritime listener, the language used in it is poetic and obscure, as particular areas of water are named […]
The General Situation is a video work that experiments with temporary minimal electronic interventions into the landscape. It documents the installation of a number of small light sources on Chesil Beach beneath a Jurassic period cliff top.
The image of a column of steam against the sky flickers from blur to clarity as the camera’s autofocus struggles to maintain a sharp image. As the camera’s uncertainty increases, a gradually building soundtrack changes volume in time with each twitch of the automatic focus.
This photograph of balloons, taken on out-of-date Polaroid film, has been slowly deteriorating in storage since it was captured in 1998. At irregular intervals, its state of disintegration is captured with a digital scanner.
Performance and media collaboration and research project with Eddie Ladd. This touring performance piece was commissioned by the Royal Opera House 2 in Covent Garden and was premiered there in February 2007.
This work in progress was developed as part of a research project into live performance tools. It uses live video as a data source, converting colour levels into blocky three-dimensional shapes reminiscent of 1980s computer games.
This piece was developed to accompany a live performance by sound artist Neil Webb at Consortium in Amsterdam. It combines natural and urban imagery and develops into an ambient, non-narrative counterpoint to the sound work.
Pioneer is the result of a research project based in Sheffield Hallam University’s Psalter Lane Learning Centre. I was eager to pursue the idea that some items in the library have never been used since their addition to the library stock.