[Re]Viewing Big Brother and [Per]Forming the Real

[Re]Viewing Big Brother and [Per]Forming the Real 2010

Mixed media installation

dimensions variable

The surveillance of everyday life creates a spectacle of the banal. This project explored the dissolving of the private/public divide, and the inevitable performance of living, when surveillance is introduced into an intimate space. 


PhD Examination Exhibition
Exhibited at The Smart House, July 2010

Untitled (Smart House Bedroom) 2010
Untitled (Smart House Bedroom) 2010

Video on DVD projected into bedroom 10 mins

Hyperlounge 2009
Hyperlounge 2009
Model: Big Brother House 2008 (2010)
Model: Big Brother House 2008 (2010)

balsa wood, timber, glass, mirror film, acrylic paint, felt, tiles, modelling clay, reused fabric, cushion stuffing, toy farm animals, led lights on timed sequence, 5 peepholes, sound.

Reæl TV 2008
Reæl TV 2008

Single channel video on DVD, black and white, sound, 13 mins

Life in the Box (bedroom) 2008
Life in the Box (bedroom) 2008

Digital video on DVD projected into timber model, balsa wood 29 mins (loop) installation view

Cut-Uncut 2010
Cut-Uncut 2010

Video 2:49 mins with sound

Infinity Mirror Bathroom 2010
Infinity Mirror Bathroom 2010

mirror film, surveillance camera, TV in existing bathroom with mirrors (documentation)

Installation view
Installation view

[Re]Viewing Big Brother and [Per]Forming the Real 2010

Installation view
Installation view

[Re]Viewing Big Brother and [Per]Forming the Real 2010