Father Thames.

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“The Thames shouldered its way past Blackfriars Bridge, impatient with the ancient piers, no longer the passive stream that slid past Chelsea Marina, but a rush of ugly water that had scented the open sea and was ready to make a run for it.” – JG Ballard

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My Eager Craft.

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“Most pilots learn, when they pin on their wings and go out and get in a fighter, especially, that one thing you don’t do, you don’t believe anything anybody tells you about an airplane.” – Chuck Yeager

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An Allegory For This Year.

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The weight of conscience upon all of us for the future.

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Godspeed, John Glenn.

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“I don’t know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.”

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Downtime Of The Cybermen.

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“How those Cyber-evenings must fly…”

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An Afternoon In Soho Square.

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The old dears sat for hours gossiping underneath the trees, unaware that the pigeons in the bare branches above were choosing their targets quietly, subtly…

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Blurring the Boundaries between Art and Life.

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“… do-it-yourself art works act as vehicles, tools or stages for the participants’ actions, thoughts and feelings. Direct physical participation in the museum, however, poses major display and conservation problems, as originals created by the artist can be substantially damaged when they are handled by large numbers of visitors. Theoretically, the issue is further complicated by the fact that unlike contemporary participatory works (such as Carsten Höller’s ‘Test Site’ at Tate Modern in 2007), most 1960s practices were conceived outside, if not in opposition to, the museum. Notions of lived experience, change, movement, and spontaneity, upon which a political discourse of freedom and self-discovery revolved, were considered antithetical to an institution, which, according to Kaprow, ‘reeked of holy death.” – Anna Dezeuze, Tate Papers No.8

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