Audio played into the exhibition space through concealed speakers

Dead Tails Dead Roots

Mixed Media 

 

WASPs Studios

Dundee 2014

A collaborative project by myself, Calum MacGillivray, Lotte Fisher, Jack Bishop and Koren Dumbleton

 

 

Documentation of our process can be viewed here

The hold of prescribed belief systems has become diminished in our society. We have the freedom to attach whatever meaning we want to whatever we want. Dead Tails, Dead Roots undermines the idea of fixed meaning, demonstrating the fickleness of signs and symbols. The work alludes to extinct myths and the loss of their origins. As ominous sounds circulate we ask ourselves, ‘are we intruding or are they waiting for us?’