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WATER; EXTRACTED FROM THE AIR INSIDE THE GALLERY, USED TO WASH THE STEPS OF THE GALLERY (ONGOING SINCE 12.01.21)
INTERMITTENT PERFORMANCE/ACTION (TO NO AUDIENCE). WATER IS EXTRACTED FROM THE AIR INSIDE THE INSTITUTION AND USED TO WASH TH STEPS OF THE INSTITUTION.
ACKNOWLEGEMENT SHARED THROUGH ARTIST/INSTITUTION'S SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS
DE-HUMIDIFIERS, WATER / DIMS: VARIABLE




NEW HORIZON_AN INDIGESTIBLE OBJECT (2022)
SINGLE CHANNEL HD VIDEO, ENDLESS LOOP



BLACKPOOL STANDS BETWEEN US AND REVOLUTION, 2022
A PUBLIC ARTWORK FOR BLACKPOOL'S CIVIC SPACE. INSTALLED ON THE ROOF OF GRUNDY ART GALLERY (09/05 - TBC)
ALUMINIUM, LED NEON AND HARDWARE / DIMS: 5M x 3M APPROX;




HG_RAPTURE.DEEPFIELD (2022)
SINGLE CHANNEL HD/4K VIDEO, 05.20
RAPTURE.DEEPFIELD IS PART OF ONGOING VIDEO ARTWORK HEAVEN'S GATE
CLICK HERE TO ADJUST VIDEO PLAYBACK SETTINGS



IN THAT  BLACK WET NOTHINGNESS THE PERIMETER BECAME JUST A MEMORY. ONLY IMAGINATION GAVE IT FORM (A METEORITE IS PLACED), 2021
FREEZER, METEORITE (CAMPO DEL CIELO, 116g), RATCHET STRAPS
INSTALLED AT THE MANCHESTER CONTEMPORARY (2021) w/ ABINGDON STUDIOS, BLACKPOOL. PHOTO: MATT WILKINSON



THE TRIUMPH OF FREEDOM / FREEDOM TO PARTY (2014 - ONGOING)
INSTALLATION VIEW AS PART OF ECSTATIC RITUALS (2019) AT HUMBER ST GALLERY (HULL, UK), CURATED BY LAUREN VELVICK
PHOTOGRAPH BY JULES LISTER / COURTESY HUMBER STREET GALLERY.



THE TRIUMPH OF FREEDOM / FREEDOM TO PARTY (2014 - ONGOING)
POSTERS INSTALLED AS PART OF ECSTATIC RITUALS (2019) AT HUMBER ST GALLERY (HULL,UK) CURATED BY LAUREN VELVICK
PHOTOGRAPH BY JULES LISTER / COURTESY HUMBER ST GALLERY.



THE TRIUMPH OF FREEDOM / FREEDOM TO PARTY (2014 - ONGOING)
MONITORS INSTALLED AS PART OF ECSTATIC RITUALS (2019) AT HUMBER ST GALLERY (HULL,UK) CURATED BY LAUREN VELVICK
PHOTOGRAPH BY JULES LISTER / COURTESY HUMBER STREET GALLERY.



LONG DISTANCE YEARNING (2019)
SOLO PRESENTATION OF WORKS ACQUIRED BY FRAC CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNES
INSTALLATION VIEW AT FRAC CHAMPAGNE-ARDENNES, RIEMS; 21-22 SEPTEMBER 2019.



WORK INSTALLED AT ARS ELECTRONICA (LINZ, AUSTRIA), SEPTEMBER 2018 FOR AREBYTE'S HOTEL GENERATION 2017 CLASS REUNION
DETAILS AND INSTALLATION SHOTS HERE.



UNTITLED_WHEN ALGORITHMS BECOME FORM (2018)
DIGITAL IMAGE
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE








NEW EQUIVALENTS; OR WHY THE DARK MATTERS (2016-17)
CAST CONCRETE BRICK; CEMENT, BLACK DYE AND METEORITE AGGREGATE (METEORCRETE)
DIMENSIONS: 22.9 (L) x 11.4 (W) x 6.4CM (H) EACH (ONGOING SERIES)



TH_HVNS_RAPTURE (2017)
SINGLE CHANNEL HD VIDEO, 05.28
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THE HEAVENS_DEPTFORD OBSERVATORY (2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW OF SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATION COMMISSIONED FOR DEPTFORD X FESTIVAL 2017



THE HEAVENS_DEPTFORD OBSERVATORY (2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW OF SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATION COMMISSIONED FOR DEPTFORD X FESTIVAL 2017



THE HEAVENS_DEPTFORD OBSERVATORY (2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW OF SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATION COMMISSIONED FOR DEPTFORD X FESTIVAL 2017



THE HEAVENS_DEPTFORD OBSERVATORY (2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW OF SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATION COMMISSIONED FOR DEPTFORD X FESTIVAL 2017



THE HEAVENS_DEPTFORD OBSERVATORY_(2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW OF SITE SPECIFIC INSTALLATION COMMISSIONED FOR DEPTFORD X FESTIVAL 2017







AN INDIGESTIBLE OBJECT (2017)
SINGLE CHANNEL HD VIDEO, ENDLESS LOOP



ACTUALITY PICTURE / THE MAGIC LANTERN (2009 - 2016/17)
SINGLE CHANNEL HD VIDEO, 03.53.25 (2 MINUTE SAMPLE VERSION)

ACTUALITY PICTURE / THE MAGIC LANTERN IS A LARGE SCALE HD VIDEO PRESENTATION. THE VIDEO COLLATES OVER 395,297
INDIVIDUAL IMAGES TAKEN BY NASA'S CASSINI PROBE INTO ONE SINGLE 4 HOUR PRESENTATION.

ACTUALITY PICTURE / THE MAGIC LANTERN IS A PROJECTED HD VIDEO ABOUT FILM, SPACE, TIME AND DISTANCE.

THE WORK WAS MADE BETWEEN 2009 - 2016 AND UPDATED IN 2017 AS THE CASSINI MISSION ENDED.

ALL IMAGES WITHIN THIS VIDEO; COURTESY NASA/JPL-CALTECH



ACTUALITY PICTURE / THE MAGIC LANTERN  (2009 - 2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW (WITH BESPOKE PROJECTION SCREEN) AT TITLEDATEDURATION, MANCHESTER UK.
IMAGE COURTESY: SIMON PANTLING @ PANTLING STUDIO



ACTUALITY PICTURE / THE MAGIC LANTERN  (2009 - 2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW (WITH BESPOKE PROJECTION SCREEN) AT TITLEDATEDURATION, MANCHESTER UK.
IMAGE COURTESY: SIMON PANTLING @ PANTLING STUDIO



ACTUALITY PICTURE / THE MAGIC LANTERN  (2009 - 2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW (WITH BESPOKE PROJECTION SCREEN) AT TITLEDATEDURATION, MANCHESTER UK.
IMAGE COURTESY: SIMON PANTLING @ PANTLING STUDIO



ACTUALITY PICTURE / THE MAGIC LANTERN  (2009 - 2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW (WITH BESPOKE PROJECTION SCREEN) AT TITLEDATEDURATION, MANCHESTER UK.
IMAGE COURTESY: SIMON PANTLING @ PANTLING STUDIO



ACTUALITY PICTURE / THE MAGIC LANTERN  (2009 - 2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW (WITH BESPOKE PROJECTION SCREEN) AT TITLEDATEDURATION, MANCHESTER UK.
INSTALLATION FOOTAGE COURTESY: SIMON PANTLING @ PANTLING STUDIO



THE HEAVENS_EYE-NEBULAE-2560x1440 (2015 - ONGOING)
SINGLE CHANNEL HD VIDEO, 3.20



NIKES (2017)
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPH
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE



AND YOU HAVE FELT THE HORIZON (2017)
30 SECOND SAMPLE VERSION OF 1 HOUR VIDEO.

FOUND FOOTAGE OF A JOURNEY ACROSS THE SOUTH CHINA SEA IS RE-SOUNDTRACKED WITH THE SOUND OF COSMIC BACKGROUND RADIATION; THE AUDIBLE REMENANT OF THE BIG BANG.



HEAVENS_TRAILER_ROAD2UTOPIA (2017)
SINGLE CHANNEL VIDEO, 03:41



THE HEAVENS (2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW AT AREBYTE LASER, LONDON, UK. FEATURING WORK;

ACTUALITY REEL_THEHEAVENS (2017); 5 SINGLE CHANNEL HD VIDEOS, HD FLATSCREEN MONITOR, SPEAKER STAND
UNTITLED_STARS(2014/17); DIGITAL PRINT IN ARTISTS FRAME
CALIFORNIA LIGHT AND SPACE, INDUSTRIAL LIGHTS AND MAGIC (2017); COLOURED LIGHTING GELS (PRIMARY BLUE)



THE HEAVENS (2017)
INSTALLATION VIEW AT AREBYTE LASER, LONDON, UK. FEATURING WORK;

ACTUALITY REEL_THEHEAVENS (2017); 5 SINGLE CHANNEL HD VIDEOS, HD FLATSCREEN MONITOR, SPEAKER STAND
UNTITLED_STARS(2014/17); DIGITAL PRINT IN ARTIST FRAME
CALIFORNIA LIGHT AND SPACE, INDUSTRIAL LIGHTS AND MAGIC (2017); COLOURED LIGHTING GELS (PRIMARY BLUE)



AND YOU'VE FELT THE HORIZON HAVN'T YOU?, 2014
ARTISTS CUSTOM LEVI'S 501 JEANS; HAND-DYED THE COLOUR OF THE OCEAN AND STONEWASHED WITH METEORITES
INSTALLED AT AREBYTE LASER AS PART OF THE HEAVENS



OBJECT/A BOOTH, MANCHESTER CONTEMPORARY 2016 w/MATTHEW DENNISS
WORK FEATURED; THE HEAVENS, 2015 (ONGOING), 3 SINGLE CHANNEL HD VIDEOS, HD FLATSCREEN MONITOR, SPEAKER STAND



UNTITLED (2013-2016)
ARTISTS SWEATSHIRT EATEN BY RATS
INSTALLED AS PART OF MEANS, CURATED BY UNIT



THE HEAVENS_INTERMISSION, 2016
SINGLE CHANNEL VIDEO, 01.37
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AN INDIGESTIBLE OBJECT(YUTU_THE_HEAVENS), 2015-16 (ONGOING)
SINGLE CHANNEL VIDEO, 1:52
CLICK HERE TO ADJUST VIDEO PLAYBACK SETTINGS



UNIVERSAL, 2015-16
SINGLE CHANNEL VIDEO, 00.17
CLICK HERE TO ADJUST VIDEO PLAYBACK SETTINGS



THE KARMAN LINE, 2016 (INSTALLATION VIEW)
GROUP EXHIBITION W/ MICHAEL MULVIHILL AND MATTHEW DENNISS AT OBJECT / A, MANCHESTER, UK.
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THE HEAVENS_TRAILER, 2014-15
SINGLE CHANNEL VIDEO, 01.07
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1972; 2 EXPLOSIONS. A CURTAIN FALLS, 2015
2 CHANNEL VIDEO, 01:53
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31/08/97 (PILE UP), 2011-15
ONGOING SERIES OF WORKS REPEATING A PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE OF A WRECKED CAR.
THE SERIES BEGINS WITH A SINGLE PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE AND IS REPEATED AND OVERLAID UNTIL IT BECOMES ABSTRACT.



DEEP_COLOUR_EXPANDING, 2015
ANIMATED GIF
PRESENTED ACROSS VARIOUS PLATFORMS



BLACK ON GREY_ (MAGNIFICENT_DESOLATION_12), 2014
1/6 DIGITAL IMAGES SOURCED FROM MARK ROTHKO'S BLACK ON GREY PAINTINGS (1969/70): THE FINAL SERIES OF PAINTINGS COMPLETED BEFORE THE ARTIST DEATH.
DIGITAL IMAGE ACROSS VARIOUS PRESENTATION PLATFORMS



THEY USED TO CALL IT THE MOON, 2014 (INSTALLATION VIEW)
EXPANDED VERSION OF THE EXHIBITION ORIGINALLY PRESENTED AT BALTIC 39. INSTALLED AT BALTIC CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, GATESHEAD
(MORE INFORMATION)



ECHO (JEFF), 2014
DIGITAL IMAGE ACROSS VARIOUS PRESENTATION PLATFORMS



YUTU (JEFF), 2014
DIGITAL IMAGE ACROSS VARIOUS PRESENTATION PLATFORMS



UNTITLED (IF IT FLIES IT DIES), 2014
1/6 POSTERS
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE



BLACKPOOL STANDS BETWEEN USE AND REVOLUTION (2014)
POSTER / DIGITAL IMAGE
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE

PRODUCED FOR SUPERCOLLIDER, BLACKPOOL AS PART OF THE EXHIBITION TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER (2014). THE QUOTE IS ATTRIBUTED TO AN ANONYMOUS LOCAL BUSINESS MAN OFFERING INSIGHT
TO THE BRITISH GARDEN DESIGNER, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT AND TOWN PLANNER THOMAS HAYTON MAWSON (1861-1933), WHO OVERSAW THE DESIGN OF BLACKPOOL'S STANLEY PARK.




AN INDIGESTABLE OBJECT, 2014
DIGITAL IMAGE ACROSS VARIOUS PRESENTATION PLATFORMS



THEY USED TO CALL IT THE MOON, 2014 (INSTALLATION VIEW)
A GROUP SHOW EXPLORING THE ENDURING PRESENCE OF THE MOON AND THE RICH ICONOGRAPHY OF SPACE ON THE POPULAR IMAGINATION OF ARTISTS.
INSTALLED AT AT BALTIC 39, NEWCASTLE
(MORE INFO)



AN OCEAN OF STORMS, 2014 (INSTALLATION VIEW)
GROUP SHOW AT UNTITLED GALLERY, MANCHESTER (W/ LEE MACHELL AND RICK COPSEY)



AND YOU'VE FELT THE HORIZON HAVN'T YOU?, 2014
ARTISTS CUSTOM LEVI'S 501 JEANS; HAND-DYED THE COLOUR OF THE OCEAN AND STONEWASHED WITH METEORITES



DISTANCE AND LEAPING (PROMO), 2014
ANIMATED GIF









BUT IT COULD BE A LEVI'S ADVERT, 2013 (W/
MATHEW PARKIN)
CUSTOM JEANS; HAND-DYED AND STONEWASHED WITH METEORITES, COPPER AND DIGITAL PRINTS ON PAPER AND BEACH TOWELS
INSTALLATION AS PART OF FLATFILE - A PLAN CHEST PERMANENTLY SITED AT EASTSIDE PROJECTS, BIRMINGHAM, UK.



LUNA PARK (THAT EVER INCREASING DISTANCE), 2013
UNREALISED PROJECT DEVELOPED FOR BLACKPOOL PROMENADE; INFLATABLE MOON, HARDWARE, FLOURESCENT LIGHTS
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE



HYPERFLIGHT (AFTER VOYAGER), 2013
DIGITAL IMAGE ACROSS VARIOUS PRESENTATION PLATFORMS



DISTANCE AND LEAPING (VANDAL), 2013
NIKE TRAINERS, METEORITES FROM A 16TH CENTURY WITNESSED FALL



UNTITLED (GIANT), 2013
SHOEBOX, DIGITAL PRINT



LEAP (JORDAN), 2013
DIGITAL IMAGE PRESENTED ACROSS VARIOUS PLATFORMS



AN OCEAN OF STORMS, 2013
PHRASE DEPLOYED ACROSS VARIOUS MEDIA INCLUDING;
POSTER, COCKTAIL, EXHIBITION TITLE / GUIDE / DOCUMENTATION, SPOKEN WORD



RO-rp02_2013/YK, 2013
DIGITAL IMAGE ACROSS VARIOUS PRESENTATION PLATFORMS

RO-rp02_2013/YK IS PART OF AN ONGOING SERIES OF RE-PURPOSED YVES KLEIN PAINTINGS



FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE (AMERICAN MEN), 2013
DIGITAL IMAGES ACROSS VARIOUS PRESENTATION PLATFORMS
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE



CALIFORNIA (1961), 2013
DIGITAL IMAGE SCALED TO 16:9 FORMAT
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE






THE GOLDEN COAST, 2013
INSTALLATION AT UNTITLED GALLERY, MANCHESTER, UK



THE GOLDEN COAST, 2013
DIGITAL IMAGE SCALED TO 16:9
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE



NOTES ON WESTWARD EXPANSION, 2012
INSTALLATION VIEW AT BLOC PROJECTS, SHEFFIELD, UK



UNTITLED (BLACK ON GREY_02), 2012
DIGITAL COLLAGE (1/6)



EVERYDAY WE ARE APART, I MISS YOU MORE THAN EVER (SAMPLE), 2011

SAMPLE VERSION OF A LARGER ARTWORK IN WHICH BEETHOVEN'S MOONLIGHT SONATA, SLOWED DOWN TO THE EQUIVALENT LENGTH OF TIME NEIL ARMSTRONG WALKED ON THE MOON; 2:36:41



UNTITLED (KEPLAR_4), 2011 - ONGOING
ACRYLIC ON PLASTIC PLATE



UNTITLED (KEPLAR_10), 2011 - ONGOING
ACRYLIC ON PLASTIC




UNTITLED, 2011
POSTER / OR WALL TEXT
DIMENSIONS VARIABLE






UNTITLED, 2011
COLLAGED IMAGES (2/6) / FOUND DIGITAL IMAGES


 


UNTITLED (1969), 2011
DIGITAL IMAGES (2/12) / VARIOUS PRESENTATION MEDIA



UNTITLED (MOOR), 2011
INKJET PRINTS ON WATER COLOUR PAPER (1 / 12)
EXHIBITIED AS PART OF EVERYDAY WE ARE APART ( I MISS YOU MORE THAN EVER), SOUTH SQUARE GALLERY, UK











UNTITLED (14), 2011
ALUMINIUM FOIL


UNTITLED (15), 2011
ALUMINIUM FOIL



FIGURES (LEAPS), 2011 - ONCOING
DIGITAL COLLAGE



FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE (SIERRA BLANCA), 2011
FOUND AND PROCESSED DIGITAL IMAGES (1/19) / VARIOUS PRESENTATION METHODS






FIGURES IN A LANDSCAPE (LUNAR), 2011 - ONGOING
FOUND AND PRESENTATION IMAGES / VARIOUS PRESENTATION METHODS