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Votives

2015 found, bought and made objects, framed photographs Continuing the ARKA group’s research into the sculptural possibilities of non-traditional materials, including found material scavenged and picked from the city streets, as well as materials and objects...

On Between

2014 found, bought and made objects, strobe lighting and sound For On Between, the ARKA group have created sculptures with materials collected from liminal spaces around London and Newcastle; spaces at the margins or intersections of the built environment. The works...

The mud formed a finger, pointed

2014 HD Video, 8:08 Created in collaboration with dancer and choreographer Nicole Vivien Watson, The mud formed a finger, pointed is a study of the human body as an uncanny object that oscillates between figuration and abstraction, body and material, depicting an...

R.E.M (Paradoxical Sleep)

2013 airbeds, wooden structure, sound installation, lighting A sleep activated installation consisting of 100 airbeds and an ever expanding audio narrative taken from the remembered dreams of visitors. Visitors are encouraged to sleep and dream within the installation...

Beginnings

2012 cinema screen, seating, audio installation, meteorite, fabric hoods Beginnings is an immersive installation that tells the story of our universe from the point of view of a meteorite. Starting with the Big Bang, the meteorite travels to earth, where it is...

The Ocelli

2012 HD Video, 27:08 ‘The Ocelli tells of a man who becomes infested by the spores of Armillaria, a three-mile wide mushroom composed of a web of rhizomatic white fibres. Based on the cordycep mushroom that penetrates the skin of insects and sprouts through...

Extramission

2011 HD Video, 19:11 Asking questions that cannot be answered in the laboratory, a scientist takes his beliefs out into the field to test them, where his previously stable world begins to unravel. The film is compiled from video recordings made by a professor of...