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LOST, London (2016)

LOST conceived and produced by foreign investment in collaboration with choreographer, Dickson Mbi. The performance articulated, bio diversity and the loss of species within the UK. Curators: Ron den Daas & Kathy Kenny of this groundbreaking exhibition occupied galleries, museums … Continue reading

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FOUR WORDS, LIVERPOOL (2016)

Alan Dunn, artist/curator, presented FOUR WORDS on the The Media Wall, opposite Lime Street as part of Liverpool Provocations:  A series of artistic interruptions Dunn will host an alternative stream of provocative 10-second animations with over 100 participants from a … Continue reading

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ONE SQUARE FOOT OF SKY, Hong Kong (2014)

    foreign investment presented their pioneering project One Square Foot of Sky as part of the exhibition “Collector Club”  curated by Ying Kwok at the art space Oi! in Hong Kong (2014) One Square Foot of Sky forms part of … Continue reading

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SKY MILE: Liverpool / London / Berlin (2012/13)

painting of  Sky Shares at Canada House, London and live performance at Botanical Museum, Berlin Dahlem (2012/2013)  Wild New Territories, Camley Street Nature Park, London – Foreign Investment’s Urban Shepherdess (2012)      

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EVERYTHING MUST GO, CFCCA, Manchester (2011)

foreign investment (FI) gathered hundreds of small unloved objects, donated by local retailers and the people of Manchester. Over a period of 6 weeks the worthless object were gilded with 18-carat gold leaf in the gallery space that was transformed into a … Continue reading

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TOPPING-OUT ACT 1, 2 & 3, Arts Council England, Manchester (2009, 2010-11)

The Arts Council England commissioned an event in 3 acts, ‘Topping Out’to celebrate the migration into the new Arts Council building: The Hive, Lever Street, Manchester . Act 1: used the unfinished, new building to celebrate the move to the site. It … Continue reading

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OSLO GOLD-EXCHANGE, Mesen, Norway (2010)

Oslo Gold Exchange was part of Hva Gjør Du Her? a project, supported and produced by Mesen (http://mesen.no/) in Oslo. As ‘travelling Alchemists’ FI set up workshops in Groruddalen using “child labour” to transform unloved and discarded toys into golden objects of … Continue reading

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SPIRES EMBERS, Gogol Fest, Kiev (2009)

RED PARADIGM for EIDOS FOUNDATION UKRAINE  GOGOLFEST 2009  Mystetskyi Arsenal, KIEV, Ukraine, Curator Adam Nankervis

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THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PROJECT (2009)

In 2009, as part of The Fifth Floor: Ideas Taking Space at the Tate Liverpool, foreign investment has created a thought provoking although aesthetically pleasing installation that could be described as an audible tableau vivant for visitors to look at … Continue reading

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