Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained brings together a collection of notions relating to the 17th century house at Ham in Surrey.
Each layer, accessed from the buttons on the right hand side, corresponds to a theme of materials which are then drawn onto the relevant part of the map. You can play around with it here:
This installation comprised 12 one minute long video loops, installed on small 5" monitors wall hung around the Berni Gallery at the Jersey Arts Centre.
Each work distilled a part of the island's identity and was accompanied by a very low volume soundtrack of relatively obscure 1960's music to create a whispering soundtrack for the whole gallery. Two samples:
Cartographic material from the Jersey Archive was printed on acetate and presents changing representations of the island's past.
Paintings were borrowed from the Islands art collection and hung back to front. Seaside telescopes were installed in the gallery. A selection of images from the show:
The film aspect of this show was a reworking of an earlier film project. Super 8 footage was edited and then woven together in a hand made loom using a text from Lacan as the weft.
The resulting mats were originally displayed as a discrete artwork.
Ten years later each frame was scanned to allow the original footage to be replayed with Lacan as an explicit visual subtext: