On the 1st August this year we opened an installation at STILLS gallery in Edinburgh.
street intervention next to the Queen Elizabeth Hall for the Iraq Inquiry 19thJan2011 London. Artwork and projection by kennardphillipps and Beverley Carpenter and Rob Birch. Film by Kristian Buus.
Control Room 2
6m x 18m
oil, acrylic, pigment ink, paper on billboard print
Akademie Der Kunst, Berlin, Germany
We were commissioned to make Control Room 2 for Embedded Art , a group exhibition dealing with issues of surveillance. We got the background image of a control room printed as three 6 metre by 6 metre street posters on blue back billboard paper.
Invited on a short residency at Interface, Ulster University of Art and Design in Belfast we were given the freedom to work on the printing technology, printing on objects and burning with a laser cutter we produced the Atlas World Times, montaging images of the destruction in Iraq onto the pages of the atlas, cutting through the margins with barcodes, dollar signs and corporate logos. We messed around with different ideas before we found the atlas idea…………..