Subjects for Melancholy Retrospection
Subjects for Melancholy Retrospection

solo installation at Newhailes, Edinburgh
(National Trust)
5 Aug – 6 Sep 2010
part of Edinburgh Art Festival

view press release
view The Herald review

image: conversation piece
copper on dining table, dimensions variable

  conversation piece  copper on dining table, dimensions variable

conversation piece
copper on dining table, dimensions variable

  took delight, verso  giclee print, 420 x 297 mm, edition of 20  one of a pair of drawings collated from marginalia by Dr Johnson and others found in a manuscript of Lord Hailes’  Annals of Scotland , now in the National Library of Scotland.

took delight, verso
giclee print, 420 x 297 mm, edition of 20

one of a pair of drawings collated from marginalia by Dr Johnson and others found in a manuscript of Lord Hailes’ Annals of Scotland, now in the National Library of Scotland.

  took delight, recto  giclee print, 420 x 297 mm, edition of 20  one of a pair of drawings collated from marginalia by Dr Johnson and others found in a manuscript of Lord Hailes’  Annals of Scotland , now in the National Library of Scotland.

took delight, recto
giclee print, 420 x 297 mm, edition of 20

one of a pair of drawings collated from marginalia by Dr Johnson and others found in a manuscript of Lord Hailes’ Annals of Scotland, now in the National Library of Scotland.

  but why?  venetian red pigment on paper 841 x 1180mm

but why?
venetian red pigment on paper
841 x 1180mm

ButWhy_2.jpg
  ideogram  35mm slide projection

ideogram
35mm slide projection

  I'll make sure  digital image for exhibition publicity

I'll make sure
digital image for exhibition publicity

  searching sound with sound  eight-channel sound installation in library; made in collaboration with   Martin Parker    The work reflects on the room’s history as a site of enlightenment debate and knowledge exchange, using sounds sourced from today’s forms of information storage and collection including scanning processes and computer hard drives.

searching sound with sound
eight-channel sound installation in library;
made in collaboration with Martin Parker

The work reflects on the room’s history as a site of enlightenment debate and knowledge exchange, using sounds sourced from today’s forms of information storage and collection including scanning processes and computer hard drives.

  might might might  pencil on paper, 210 x 148 mm

might might might
pencil on paper, 210 x 148 mm

Subjects for Melancholy Retrospection
  conversation piece  copper on dining table, dimensions variable
  took delight, verso  giclee print, 420 x 297 mm, edition of 20  one of a pair of drawings collated from marginalia by Dr Johnson and others found in a manuscript of Lord Hailes’  Annals of Scotland , now in the National Library of Scotland.
  took delight, recto  giclee print, 420 x 297 mm, edition of 20  one of a pair of drawings collated from marginalia by Dr Johnson and others found in a manuscript of Lord Hailes’  Annals of Scotland , now in the National Library of Scotland.
  but why?  venetian red pigment on paper 841 x 1180mm
ButWhy_2.jpg
  ideogram  35mm slide projection
  I'll make sure  digital image for exhibition publicity
  searching sound with sound  eight-channel sound installation in library; made in collaboration with   Martin Parker    The work reflects on the room’s history as a site of enlightenment debate and knowledge exchange, using sounds sourced from today’s forms of information storage and collection including scanning processes and computer hard drives.
  might might might  pencil on paper, 210 x 148 mm
Subjects for Melancholy Retrospection

solo installation at Newhailes, Edinburgh
(National Trust)
5 Aug – 6 Sep 2010
part of Edinburgh Art Festival

view press release
view The Herald review

image: conversation piece
copper on dining table, dimensions variable

conversation piece
copper on dining table, dimensions variable

took delight, verso
giclee print, 420 x 297 mm, edition of 20

one of a pair of drawings collated from marginalia by Dr Johnson and others found in a manuscript of Lord Hailes’ Annals of Scotland, now in the National Library of Scotland.

took delight, recto
giclee print, 420 x 297 mm, edition of 20

one of a pair of drawings collated from marginalia by Dr Johnson and others found in a manuscript of Lord Hailes’ Annals of Scotland, now in the National Library of Scotland.

but why?
venetian red pigment on paper
841 x 1180mm

ideogram
35mm slide projection

I'll make sure
digital image for exhibition publicity

searching sound with sound
eight-channel sound installation in library;
made in collaboration with Martin Parker

The work reflects on the room’s history as a site of enlightenment debate and knowledge exchange, using sounds sourced from today’s forms of information storage and collection including scanning processes and computer hard drives.

might might might
pencil on paper, 210 x 148 mm

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