Author Archives: Foreign Investments

GOLD SERIES (2008) (2001)

GOLD FOR DEPTFORD (2008 London) received the Macdonald Egan Award 2008 (commissioned by Deptford X ) A magical re- distribution of meaning took place when foreign investment turned street rubbish into gold. All gold was displayed on the bar counter of … Continue reading

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SUNDAY MATINEE (2005)

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THE DEBATE, Resonance FM London (2005)

This was a discussion with foreign investment and Sir Norman Rosenthal (curator/art historian), Alessio Antoniolli (Director, Gasworks & Triangle Network), Mark Mcgowen (performance artist) and Guy Brett (art critic/curator) the exhibition, Joseph Beuys: Actions, Vitrines, Environments at Tate Modern. Our key … Continue reading

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VENICE ORATORY, 51st Venice Biennale (2005)

Neighbours in Dialogue, Venice Agendas IV, 51st Venice Biennale, THE JANUS FACE OF VENICE Chair: William Furlong, Audio Arts, London and Mel Gooding  Tuning-in op. 2 represents the last movement and concluding fugue of the work. It is a polyphonic composition … Continue reading

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GOOD MORNING CAMBERWELL (2004)

The one-day event in the House gallery was part of a month-long series of shows and events called Yesvember organised by Mark McGowen, PaulKane and Chunky Arts  in November 2004. Good Morning Camberwell unfolded as a one-day super-local on-the-pavement radio … Continue reading

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SUPERMEN (2003)

SUPERMEN Firstly written, secondly live performed in close collaboration with 24 Men at the John Hansard Gallery,Southampton. Thirdly a film animation was produced: Supermen II. Supermen is about the most explosive material, our brain, a soft organ set aside from all the other … Continue reading

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DUTY FREE, Gasworks (1999)

Duty Free Gasworks, London Duty free offers a whole range of activities to participate: casting, melting of chocolate, wax, lead, including sing songs and a violin. The gallery space is bestowed with several stations such as foundry, lounge where activities … Continue reading

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POKER, 48th Venice Bienniale (1999)

Poker 48th Venice Biennial (part of the Oreste program) Cultural Capital, Outrage and Exchange The Italian artist collective Oreste invited foreign investment to perform in their project space in the Italian Pavilion. In this performance, cigarettes stamped wit the foreign investment … Continue reading

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EGG SERIES (2005) (2000) (1999)

BREEDING (Civilisation and its discontent) works to reverse and restructure the production of art. Each time a thousand eggs (raw, signed, numbered) are laid out on the floor to symbolise liability*. By purchasing an egg, visitors are invited to invest … Continue reading

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GOLD EXCHANGE, 5th Istanbul Biennale (Fringe,1997)

BM Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey Curator: Beral Madra Gold X Change was included  in the fringe programme of the 5th Istanbul Biennale. Ordinary objects were turned into golden objects of desire by gilding with 18 karat gold. It almost caused … Continue reading

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