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
31st October 2017
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.
Place: University of Cumbria: Institute of the Arts, Brampton Road, Carlisle, England (IMAGO Exhibition)
Duration: 9 hours continuous, everyday for a week
Material: Human form, A5 cards, glass window, polythene sheet, spotlight
Constructed as an interactive performance piece, Provider illustrated concerns of disconnection and dehumanisation. It attempted to reevaluate the function of the artist through a meditative approach to audience participation – enabling one to establish a great degree of control over their own experience.