Place: University of Cumbria, Institute of the Arts, Brampton Road, Carlisle, England
Duration: 9 hours continuous
Material: Human form dressed in heavy duty trousers, steel toe capped boots and t-shirt, rock, rope, wooden board, spotlight
Adopting a Sisyphean functionality, this repetitive action contributed towards an ongoing, representational investigation its subject matter. Employing raw, ready-made materials, the experience played into the notion of the archetypal labourer – using said occupation to explore futility and endurance.
Photo credit: Max Wilkins