1980/84 – 1987
700 x 400 x 400 cm

A large freestanding sculpture / construction with its own light, surveillance and sound systems

  • one large metal platform
  • nine, three-step high, metal rostra
  • one mansard metal structure with black canvas and patinated copper cladding
  • one marble sarcophagus like box with under strip lighting and mirror
  • six maquette monuments in various colours, kinds and quality of marble
  • ten bronze objects with stove enamel, silver and nickle plate and patinas
  • one video surveillance camera
  • one exterior halogen night light
  • one tannoy loudspeaker
  • one upside-down flag pole
  • one illuminated flag
  • one ten minute tape loop
  • one video monitor
  • one chair
  • two computer consoles issuing various statistics
  • two adjacent man-sized cubicles
  • immediate area of the construction invested with disconcerting odour

Exhibition provenance

Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, 1987
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, 1987
Foyle Arts Project, Derry, Northern Ireland, 1987
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, 1988
Imperial War Museum, London, 1988
City Art Gallery, Southampton, 1988