International Red Light

International Red LightArkitex & Photograms International Red Light consisted of a single sculpture accompanied by four black and white photographic prints. The exhibition's title referenced both the International Style architecture central to the work and the general state of systemic blockage that coincided with the project's inception and display. The exhibition's sculptural element consisted of [...]

Looking & Finding

Looking & FindingAfter Spring Garden An exhibition consisting of two distinct, though interrelated, series of colour photographs. The first of these features architectural and topographical details shot on 35mm colour negative film in Tokyo and Kyoto during 2019. The second series of images features details of architectural drawings gleaned from 1960s Japanese lifestyle magazines. Each [...]

Looking & Finding, The Photographs

Looking & Finding, The Photographs These photographs were taken during two trips to Japan made in January and May 2019.I was interested in recording sites that in some way resonated beyond themselves, that pointed towards what philosopher Roland Barthes saw in Japan as a “special organization of space”. For the most part the sites I [...]

Looking & Finding Found Images

Looking & Finding, Found Images This series of images features details of architectural drawings gleaned from 1960s Japanese lifestyle magazines. These images present a series of idealised domestic spaces in a style that at once recalls pop art (explicit foregrounding of Benday dots, intensified use of colour etc.) while communicating a culturally and historically specific [...]