kennardphillipps - artists peter kennard and cat phillips

STATE OF THE NATIONS : Diffusion International Festival of Photography, Cardiff

HERE COMES EVERYBODY : STILLS , Edinburgh Festival2015

On the 1st August this year we opened an installation at STILLS gallery in Edinburgh.

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And then we invited anyone and everyone to come and make work with us, Scott Lang and Claire Cochrane in a shopping centre round the corner

And then we invited anyone and everyone to come and make work with us, Scott Lang and Claire Cochrane in a shopping centre round the corner

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About 120 people ended up making work in this studio throughout August, producing 140 new works between them.

About 120 people ended up making work in the War on War Room studio throughout August, producing 140 new works between them.

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Then we took all their work into the gallery where it completes our installation Here Comes Everybody till the end of October

Their work completes the installation Here Comes Everybody at STILLS gallery till the end of October this year

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guardian article for Photo Op

 

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.

Embedded Art 2009

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Control Room 2

6m x 18m

oil, acrylic, pigment ink, paper on billboard print

2009

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.

 

Pasting them butted up together, directly onto the untreated concrete wall we then collaged about 100 images onto the base paper and scraped into the images using industrial grinders, tearing at the paper and adding oil and acrylic paint. Trying to encapsulate the separate works in the show which dealt with surveillance from the domestic to the military, our work uses images of police action (mainly in Germany where it was made for) to Iraq . We show images of state torture adjacent to surveillance photos of western streets. Looking at the work the audience is watching the watched looking back at them, while all the while being filmed and  projected in another part of the exhibition.

The work was destroyed by the Akademie at the end of the show in March 2009. See it being made and in detail here………

 

we had to paste up a base layer of random billboard sheets, donated by a mate, Fibs helped us - thanks Fibs!

we had to paste up a base layer of random billboard sheets before pasting up the real base image, donated by a mate, Fibs helped us – thanks Fibs!

relief when we finished pasting up the base image

relief when we finished pasting up the base image

 

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the public could view the work from above..............

the public could view the work from above…………..

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photos by Kristian Buus

Interface at Ulster University of Art and Design, Belfast

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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…………..

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to die for DVD

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Streetlevel, Glasgow 2004

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photomontage workshop at Streetlevel in Glasgow

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Photo Op in use in various magazines and newspapers

Portfolio Magazine

Portfolio Magazine

STUDIOVOICE 2  Photography Literacy 2006 (japanese mag)

STUDIOVOICE 2 Photography Literacy 2006 (japanese mag)

The Indepent Monday 18 February 2008

The Indepent Monday 18 February 2008

The Independent on Sunday 3 December 2006

The Independent on Sunday 3 December 2006

British Journal of Photography 2008

British Journal of Photography 2008

British Medical Journal 2006

British Medical Journal 2006

New Statesman Christmas Card

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Happy Christmas From Santa's Ghetto Bethlehem 2007