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What Once Was Imagined

Last summer I visited São Paulo to install a new work at Oscar Niemeyer’s OCA pavilion in Ibirapuera Park. The exhibition INVENTO is best described as a science museum designed by artists. Created by matching...

Foam to Femme

Much of last year I worked with my Pharmacopoeia partner, GP Liz Lee, on a commission for Denmark. Medicinsk Museion is a combined research unit and public museum at Copenhagen University...

A Good Shave

Ten years ago I received a strange email marked ‘cacklegoose’. Curious both because the author was nameless but more so due to she? he? offering ‘artistic material’ in the form of 328 razor blades. Further corresponding...

Safety Net

In 2011 a great opportunity had come my way; a retrospective for Pharmacopoeia with a linked solo exhibition in a lakeside Danish gallery. However, at the time I was in the hold of a depression and struggling to do the...

Compass

At the age of seven my Allen & Hanburys bead swap-tin often came with me to school. At playtime, I especially longed for the glittering, this desire getting the better of me once when I swapped most of my collection for a single...

Resistance Rising

The 18th of November is European Antibiotics Awareness Day and the start of the American Get Smart About Antibiotics Week. In the middle of the 20th century when antibiotics were first becoming available...

Freeman's Forest

‘Forest’ is one of a series of 5 small frames upcycled from an early Pharmacopoeia work ‘Raw Materials’. Originally a 3 metre long narrow cloth was displayed with others to represent tree trunks. The knitted pockets...