Frozen (2020) The Disney juggernaut has long held a contested place within Western consumer culture, serving on the one hand as a promulgator of mainstream liberal ideologies and on the other as a force that both appropriates and flattens the cultural artefacts it consumes. As such, both in its tropes and also in its cultural…
[VISITING ARTIST] Trousseau (2018); Installation
Artist in residence ‘Pipsinella’ explores reusable technologies, revisiting The Grand Tour with a wry look at global fluidity and aspirational travel in the context of climate crisis and sustainability. Themes of appearance vs essence and post-racial tropes also make their presence.
Half Moon Farm (2018; installation)
Created as part of the August 2018 Nana Visits sculpture programme, this installation interrogates notions of ‘naturalness’ in relation to the modern food chain. The bright semi-circles evoke the cheerful, ‘wholesome’ packaging of premium organic and health foodstuffs while the dense placement of the miniature animals, artificiality of the installtion’s carpet backdrop and sense of…
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