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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Relics

Belsay Hall, Newcastle

The above image is one of 12 that are part of a new show that opens Saturday 1st May at Belsay Hall, Northumberland, UK. The show is titled Extraordinary Measures and features work by Ron Mueck, Tessa Farmer, Mat Collishaw and many others - all scattered around the gardens and buildings of Belsay, an English Heritage property.
My installations were placed around Belsay last summer and photographed for the show - visitors can now track down all the images around the grounds, placed where the installations once were. This is my first work outside of an urban area and takes on the theme of tourism and the joys of the day trip - so expect to find images of dodgy ice cream vans, alternative 'donkey' rides, toilet queues, depressing picnics, bored school kids and gift shop dramas. The show runs until 26th September 2010.

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I finally have some new 25mm badge sets available - as well as an Inner City Snail 38mm badge. Clickety-click below for more details!



35 Comments:

Blogger Kate said...

These are amazing!! Very clever.

xx

28 April 2010 at 00:11  
Blogger me said...

Love it. Just love it.

28 April 2010 at 03:30  
Blogger mathias said...

amazing your jog! Amazing!!!

28 April 2010 at 19:31  
Anonymous Ninita said...

Sei lá se vc vai entender o que escrevo aquimas achei seu trabalho tão lindo, maravilhoso, fantástico que não poderia deixar passar em branco. Mesmo qeu não seja entendida me sinto feliz em poder escrever aqui. Vc faz diferença no mundo, isto é muito bom.
Ninita - Porto Alegre - Rio grande do Sul - Brasil.

28 April 2010 at 20:01  
Blogger Angie said...

Love the new work, been a fan since whenever. Want to buy both badge sets plus inner city snail. Do I have to separate them (payment/post).

29 April 2010 at 11:25  
Anonymous gih said...

They are viewing the great stick volcano...

30 April 2010 at 13:23  
Blogger Artpixie said...

Hey I want to do a feature on this little people street art project of yours. Would you mind writing a little bit of info about it for my post? Just some stuff about your motivation and inspiration behind it, your techniques for capturing your photos, who helps you and anything that has inspired you.

Also can you include a list of your 5 favorite songs at the moment? Thanks

send me an email at ssmilebanh@gmail.com

my blog is here http://art-pixie.blogspot.com

1 May 2010 at 14:09  
Blogger Paweł said...

You do great job! I am very impressed. Greetings.

1 May 2010 at 23:24  
Blogger you-wee because said...

Hi Slinkachu!

Recent week I found the German version of your book "Kleine Leute in der großen Stadt" in the funky postcard shop "Blendwerk" at St. Georg, Hamburg, Northern Germany.
Needlees to say I bought it... ;-)

Is ist OK for you that I put a link to your blog on my one?

Congrats to your great little works of art,
regards from Southern Germany,
Uwe ("you-wee").

2 May 2010 at 13:18  
Blogger C.Silva said...

I discover this blog two months ago, and i just love it.
very original!
Keep up the good work!

I just put a link in my facebook, cause this is something to share! =)

Abraços!
Cátia from Portugal.

6 May 2010 at 19:03  
Anonymous den parser said...

yes, I also like this one.

8 May 2010 at 10:35  
Blogger Andre Luis said...

Hello, I just got your book I bought at Amazon.uk. I'm from Brazil and would like to congratulate you for the great work.

10 May 2010 at 19:27  
Blogger 2012 said...

Great one!!

13 May 2010 at 05:47  
Blogger Moni Mika said...

You have a beautiful and great work.
Moni Mika - Curitiba - Brazil

16 May 2010 at 15:16  
Blogger Julie Kirk said...

We visited Belsay Hall on Saturday after seeing your post. I'm so glad I follow your blog as I would have been so put out if I'd missed the Extraordinary Measures exhibition!

I loved your couple on the tin foil and I even overheard a tiny toddler walking past one of the photos uttering 'McDonalds' in recognition.

Great stuff. So glad you drew attention to it.

Julie :)

17 May 2010 at 21:02  
Blogger lisleman said...

I found your very interesting and funny pictures and blog back 2008. I just returned and was happy to see it's still active.
keep it up - great stuff

19 May 2010 at 23:51  
OpenID inmitacs said...

I do love your work , I find it really awesome, creative and interesting. CONGRATULATIONS!!(I had to post sth. about it in my own blog: inmitacs.wordpress.com, in order to share such a beautiful and intelligent work)

Apart from it I must make u a question: what kind of dolls do u use in these works?are they the dolls used in making scale models? I'm interested in doing something with my Pupils ...THANKS A LOT. Regards from Spain.

24 May 2010 at 20:31  
Anonymous Rebecca N. Hassan said...

wow these are amazing~!! so creative !

27 May 2010 at 06:21  
Blogger siimone said...

OMG i love this! you guy are amazing : D

27 May 2010 at 21:43  
Blogger Umatji said...

This is so great! I want to inhale your blog but have to got to bed. I love the pics and the ideas. Will be back.

29 May 2010 at 14:04  
Blogger SKIZO said...

In your honour and in honour of wall the Illustrators and Painters, I published
an illustration.

31 May 2010 at 15:56  
Anonymous dodzky said...

it was a clever art. cool

5 June 2010 at 02:57  
Anonymous romel said...

its very radical,,, love it..

6 June 2010 at 07:23  
Blogger Cara Carmina said...

woooooow what amazing stuff you do!!!! I´m a fan!!! (applauses)

21 June 2010 at 03:37  
Blogger Aaron the Truck Driver said...

Do you make the little people?

4 July 2010 at 10:57  
Anonymous Sydney Lawyers said...

okay im going to quit smoking soon..

1 September 2010 at 17:26  
Anonymous Fun Pens said...

The cigarette butt on display... what a great statement.

16 September 2010 at 06:45  
Blogger Maria said...

this one is just too awesome

21 September 2010 at 00:49  
Blogger Ladyhihi said...

All i can say 'great hats off' for this post. Amazing work, as the matter of fact i never gave a thought over this aspect of photography. This is called creativity with purpose.


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17 December 2010 at 13:40  
Blogger Olesku.pl said...

Awesome ideas :)

14 February 2011 at 13:20  
Anonymous AlexT said...

Amazing work. I like the perspective with which you approach everyday things!

25 May 2011 at 17:44  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

love it! Thanks for sharing your work. I see you like travel :), if i may give some ideas..?
Maybe the wall in Israel/Palestine, and your little guys spray painting

Also the Whaling Wall/Western wall while you are there and the sea of Gallalie..just some ideas hope you don't mind :)
Again , great work keep it up!
Peace

21 July 2011 at 22:21  
Anonymous viola meri said...

queste foto sono mitiche!! mi piacciono da morire: un'idea divertentissima e originale :)))

13 September 2011 at 19:24  
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27 September 2011 at 11:45  
Anonymous RENT BAIRES said...

I love your blog

30 October 2011 at 22:00  

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