Casts fresh light on this famously calming craft, and reveals how the simple repetition of plain and purl can in itself nurture wellbeing.
A new publication celebrating the various communities of barbershops across East London. Comissioned by CUT Festival: The Art of Barbering.
Publication on the project conducted in October 2016. The artist made hand-sewn garments, wearing only one until the next one was made, and exploring the relationship between art and ecology.
The collection explores repetition in relation to intimacy, laughter, technology, familiarity, and fear proposing a new vocabulary for understanding what is at stake in works that repeat.
Includes Rick Moody’s extensive interview with Odyssey Works team members as well as six practical proposals that present a radically new unified theory of art making addressing immersivity and interactivity, experience design, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle as it relates to documenting artwork, and intimacy and empathy with the audience.
Publication surveying the Acquisitions Schemes developed by the Contemporary Art Society between 2012 and 2014 enabling to research and purchase artworks that fit or extend existing collections across the UK and the Commonwealth.