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slope-tend-big, 2016, Grand Union

slope-tend-big, 2016, Grand Union

slope-tend-big, 2016, Grand Union

slope-tend-big, 2016, Grand Union

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Reflection on what becomes human, biopolitics and the cameras effect on reality, aka a trip to the farm (film still), 2016, Embassy Gallery

Like A Floral Knife (install shot), 2016, Embassy Gallery

I Believe in you (film still), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (film still), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (film still), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (film still), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (film still), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (film still), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (film still), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (Public Health (2016) detail), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (install detail), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (install detail), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (Untitled 1991 (After Felix) (2016) detail), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in you (speakers detail), 2016, IMT Gallery

I Believe in You Handout, designed with Neil Fergusson for I Believe in you, IMT Gallery, 2016

Interlude (lossless compression), 2016, digital video, audio, speaker

Will you remember me boy, remember me, boy will you, 2015, Mathew Parkin, digital print, trainers, recut gallery keys, for You think the only people who are people, are the people who look like you. But if you walk in the footsteps of a stranger, you learn things you never knew you never knew. at Two Queens.

DJing the GU Christmas Party 2015 with Robin Kirkham and Kim McAleese

One Touch (album), 2013-15, Mesh Banner, A4 print out

This Is Just For You, 2015, Screensaver from Edited And Looped Karaoke Video For Donna Summer’s ‘Love To Love You Baby’ (1975), part of and available for download from Sun Screen, part of EM15 for the 56th Venice Biennale

One Touch Reworked, 2013-14, digital video, being screened as part of Transmission present the Film Open Touring as part of Artists’ Moving Image Festival 2015 Tramway and Lux Scotland, Glasgow, UK

Paste (Tin Tin and Pinocchio), 2015, digital image of Tin Tin fan art showing Tin Tin as a contemporary artist pasted on poster stand, youtube playlist compiled by Thomas Boland re-telling the story of Disney’s Pinocchio



Paste (Tin Tin and Pinocchio), 2015, digital image of Tin Tin fan art showing Tin Tin as a contemporary artist pasted on poster stand, youtube playlist compiled by Thomas Boland re-telling the story of Disney’s Pinocchio

Sexting From Walsall, 2015, A4 print outs of text, A4 watercolour, one outcome from Group Occupation residency, New Art Gallery Walsall

Image from Group Occupation residency, New Art Gallery Walsall, 2015

Image from Group Occupation residency, New Art Gallery Walsall, 2015

PDF Sexting From Walsall, 2015, Text, one outcome from Group Occupation residency, New Art Gallery Walsall (click to download PDF)

DJing the S1 Xmas Party 2014 in Sheffield

For Gino, 2014, commissioned text for Too Much, Two Queens, Leicester (click to download PDF)

Flowers for Overseasoned part deux, 2014, Flowers, glass, water, made for Overseasoned part deux at Salt+Powel, York. curated by it’s all tropical.



One Touch Reworked, 2013-14, digital video

4 5683 968 (detail), 2014, exhibition

4 5683 968 (detail), 2014, exhibition

4 5683 968 (detail), 2014, exhibition

4 5683 968 (detail), 2014, exhibition

4 5683 968, 2014, Wood, photographic prints, compiled user generated youtube videos of Diana Ross 'My House', magazines, air dry clay magazine weights, photographic prints, lipstick drawing on frame copied from Liza Minnelli's 'Losing My Mind', Lemon water, Coffee Machine, Coffee, Disposable cups, VÄNLIG IKEA Jug and glasses, EKBACKEN IKEA worktop, HAMPEN IKEA rugs chopping board, Blue Arizona birkenstocks size 9, lavender, Painting on wooden bar by Tavienne Bridgwater, Poster by Robin Kirkham, wall painting, cube, looping video clip from Queer As Folk UK, Mirrored acrylic owl drawing, A4 hand-out including notes and Spanakopita recipe. Made for 4 5683 968, 7–24 August, Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun, Leeds, UK.
At the opening we served homemade Spanakopita, Balklawa from Al-Baba, red stripe and gin, tonic & cucumber.




One Touch, 2013, Wooden structure, cut vinyl, digital video, trainers, burberry nova check wall painting, three stripe curtain, netbook, spotify playlist, glazed ceramic oil burners, rubber matts, digital prints, blackberry on charge receiving intermittent texts read aloud by the invigilator, website, made for One Touch at The Telfer Gallery, Glasgow.


One Touch, 2013, Wooden structure, cut vinyl, digital video, trainers, burberry nova check wall painting, three stripe curtain, netbook, spotify playlist, glazed ceramic oil burners, rubber matts, digital prints, blackberry on charge receiving intermittent texts read aloud by the invigilator, website, made for One Touch at The Telfer Gallery, Glasgow.


Looks Good With Trouble, 2013, Wooden bleachers, jersey slazenger tracksuit, lucazade, vodka, Vinyl banner (from When Passive Aggressive Strategies Fail to Get Results), digitally printed Towel (from LAN Party), crystal photo, youtube video 'Nike Air Max 95 Bubble Pop Sole Slice!' by user mistermusic69, made for Performance Fetish at SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow. Curated by It's Our Playground.


Looks Good With Trouble, 2013, Wooden bleachers, jersey slazenger tracksuit, lucazade, vodka, Vinyl banner (from When Passive Aggressive Strategies Fail to Get Results), digitally printed Towel (from LAN Party), crystal photo, youtube video 'Nike Air Max 95 Bubble Pop Sole Slice!' by user mistermusic69, made for Performance Fetish at SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow. Curated by It's Our Playground.


When Passive Aggressive Strategies Fail to Get Results, 2012, wood, digitally printed mugs, mousemats, digital prints, frame, chain, tablet device, video, clay, glass, paint, vinyl banner, smiley face air freshener, painting on fluorescent paper, shown at Supercollider, Blackpool


When Passive Aggressive Strategies Fail to Get Results, 2012, wood, digitally printed mugs, mousemats, digital prints, frame, chain, tablet device, video, clay, glass, paint, vinyl banner, smiley face air freshener, painting on fluorescent paper, shown at Supercollider, Blackpool

When Passive Aggressive Strategies Fail to Get Results, 2012, wood, digitally printed mugs, mousemats, digital prints, frame, chain, tablet device, video, clay, glass, paint, vinyl banner, smiley face air freshener, painting on fluorescent paper, shown at Supercollider, Blackpool