A series of site-specific events that culminated in an exhibition. The visits focussed on disused, liminal spaces in and around Brighton. Continue reading “Lighting Projects”
Since its publication in 1982, Das Passagen-Werk or the Arcades Project has been highly influential for the development of critical theory. The collection brings together notes on the city of Paris compiled by Walter Benjamin from 1927 until his death in 1940. Although unfinished, the Arcades Project can be seen as the culmination of Benjamin’s studies, both in form and content. Continue reading “Le Paysan de Paris and The Arcades”
In the 19th century British imperial power had reached its height. Through strong trade and industrial development Great Britain had come to rule many parts of the world. As time went on the Victorians began to investigate the inhabitants of their colonies through images, literature, and exhibitions. Many of these images and artefacts stand as trophies of conquest and expressions of power as organised possessions.
From 1979-1992 the Conservative government stood strong winning three consecutive elections under Thatcher and a fourth under John Major. The Labour party struggled to combat their majority and only toward the latter part of the eighties, under Neil Kinnock, did it begin to increase in popularity. Continue reading “From Loony Left to Neo-Thatcherism”
The Prose of the Trans-Siberien and of Little Jeanne of France is an artefact that is neither straightforwardly a book, nor an artwork. Published in Paris in 1913, it takes the form of a package that, once fully extended, is around two metres long and forty centimetres wide. Continue reading “La Prose du Trans-sibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France”