A NEW HEADS ON THE BLOCK & ROPE A DOPE KIDNEY PUNCH UPDATE MEAL DEAL AKA THE WORLD BELONGS TO THOSE WITH GOOD TEETH AKA SELL A LUNG TO FEED THE KIDS AKA TYPE IV FUN AKA DAMN YOUR SPAM WE WANT BEEF AND WELCOME TO THE NEGATIVE AFFECTIVITY DOMAIN 2.0 OR SHOULD THAT BE A MOMENTARY LAPSE OF EQUALITY CONTROL IN A CIRCULAR HOLDING PATTERN OR HEAD LUNG DEAD AND OLD NED MOB
Used office furniture, used carpet tiles, lanyards, cast concrete coffee cups and waste paper bin. Overall dimensions 2m x 2.5m.
Exhibited in the group show ‘Poor Things’ at Fruitmarket, Edinburgh 4 March – 21 May 2023
Organised by Emma Hart and Dean Kenning, with the Fruitmarket.
A catalogue was published to accompany this exhibition. 132 pages, full colour illustrations throughout and interviews with all the artists.
The other artists in the exhibition were Linda Aloysius, Eric Bainbridge, Jonathan Baldock, Simeon Barclay, Joseph Buckley, Chila Burman, Andrew Cooper, Jamie Cooper, Penny Goring, Brian Griffiths, Emma Hart, Lee Holden, Josie KO, Dean Kenning, Rosie McGinn, Rebecca Moss, Janette Parris, Anne Ryan, Aled Simons, Laura Yuile.
‘Poor Things’ is an exhibition of sculptures made by 22 artists working across the UK. It has come out of conversations about art and social class that Emma Hart and Dean Kenning have had together as friends and as artists.