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Timekeeper interview

RADIO: For a fifteen-minute rollercoaster ride around the kind of objects explored by my Timekeeper project at UCL Petrie Museum, have a listen to this interview with the Timekeeper on Monocle 24 radio’s Weekly programme. I appear about 33mins into

Timekeeper interview

RADIO: For a fifteen-minute rollercoaster ride around the kind of objects explored by my Timekeeper project at UCL Petrie Museum, have a listen to this interview with the Timekeeper on Monocle 24 radio’s Weekly programme. I appear about 33mins into

On Trying to Map A Life

MASS COLLABORATION: In March 2012, on the invitation of curator Alfredo Cramerotti, I gave a performance-lecture, ‘On Trying to Map A Life’, for the We Are The Time conference at the Studium Generale Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. I talked about the

On Trying to Map A Life

MASS COLLABORATION: In March 2012, on the invitation of curator Alfredo Cramerotti, I gave a performance-lecture, ‘On Trying to Map A Life’, for the We Are The Time conference at the Studium Generale Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. I talked about the

On Certainty

RADIO ESSAY: I’m looking at an old map of the moon – a plump, pitted disk on thick yellowish paper. This is the first scientifically accurate lunar map. The astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini made it in around 1679, after years

On Certainty

RADIO ESSAY: I’m looking at an old map of the moon – a plump, pitted disk on thick yellowish paper. This is the first scientifically accurate lunar map. The astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini made it in around 1679, after years

No Such Place

RESEARCH PROJECT & EXHIBITION: Old sea charts are dotted with phantom islands – landforms that never existed or were lost under the ocean. Only their names hint at what their finders saw. Was Bale of Cotton named for its soft

No Such Place

RESEARCH PROJECT & EXHIBITION: Old sea charts are dotted with phantom islands – landforms that never existed or were lost under the ocean. Only their names hint at what their finders saw. Was Bale of Cotton named for its soft

Smoke

IMPLICASPHERE EXHIBITION: Smoke seems to be vanishing from our fireplaces and fingertips. While it is rapidly increasing in other parts of the world, in London soon there may be nothing left but its symbolic quality. Smoke is going up in

Smoke

IMPLICASPHERE EXHIBITION: Smoke seems to be vanishing from our fireplaces and fingertips. While it is rapidly increasing in other parts of the world, in London soon there may be nothing left but its symbolic quality. Smoke is going up in

A Threefold Yarn

RESEARCH RESIDENCY & MINI-PUBLICATION: A Three-Fold Yarn is a parlour game. Players would spend long evenings rooting through the bookshelf for stories and pictures to combine in a contest that’s rather like an elaborate version of Consequences. The rules are

A Threefold Yarn

RESEARCH RESIDENCY & MINI-PUBLICATION: A Three-Fold Yarn is a parlour game. Players would spend long evenings rooting through the bookshelf for stories and pictures to combine in a contest that’s rather like an elaborate version of Consequences. The rules are

The ideal habitat of the Mole

ESSAY: The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame’s tale of creatures of the field and riverbank, famously opens with the Mole escaping his underground world to the sunlit meadows above. After a lifetime of sensory seclusion, even the sound of

The ideal habitat of the Mole

ESSAY: The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame’s tale of creatures of the field and riverbank, famously opens with the Mole escaping his underground world to the sunlit meadows above. After a lifetime of sensory seclusion, even the sound of