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Subconscious Zones

In general we associate these marginal places as no-go zones, where anti-social or criminal activity, vandalism, graffiti, drug-taking, prostitution or perhaps even violence/murder take place. We hurry through them or avoid them entirely.

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Big Screen Little Picture – Outskirts

New commission to produce 10 new 10 sec films for The Art House, a national Visual Arts Organisation, based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire The video works will be produced from a mapping project around the periphery of the City of Wakefield. Each sequence will consider and […]

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A House Divided

Initial stills from concept ideas for a an early-stage presentation of a theatre piece inspired by the work of Professor Emily Holmes and Dr Martina Di Simplicio of The MRC-Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, on ‘mental imagery’, emotion and the study and treatment of […]

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Mental Play – Video projection designs

Initial video projection designs for a stage play in development. The form of a triangle has been used primarily to reflect  on the reference to a ‘relationship triangle’ Footage use will be a mixture of new, analogue and found footage, text, adverts and TV programs […]

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Night walks in the garden

The Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh were founded in 1670 as a physic garden to grow medicinal plants. Most current Botanical gardens developed from these types of herb garden which were developed partly in consideration of their medicinal properties. Many of the original physic gardens […]

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Regents Canal

Regents Canal is a commission with Leslie Deere for the opening of Kings Place in 2008. King’s Cross is known for its station and bustling pace, but the canal is a hidden and important part of the area and the city. King’s Cross is changing at such a […]

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Fragile boundaries: Happisburgh

Where we choose to live on the margins or wherever you have a margin between two types of man-made and natural landscape, there is often a greater awareness of mortality or at least the fragile boundaries between life and death. The coastal village of Happisburgh […]

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