Category Archives: Modern Gazetteer

Capture – Process – Produce

Above is a screenshot of the selection of images I took of a corner of the William Mitchell sculptures under Hockley Flyover (right hand side of screen). The 3D model you see (left hand side of screen) is the object

Capture – Process – Produce

Above is a screenshot of the selection of images I took of a corner of the William Mitchell sculptures under Hockley Flyover (right hand side of screen). The 3D model you see (left hand side of screen) is the object

Capture-Process-Produce

To explore the production techniques which could be used to archive the sculpture and represent its features on a smaller scale, the process below explains how the 3D model generated from photographs could be used to duplicate elements of the

Capture-Process-Produce

To explore the production techniques which could be used to archive the sculpture and represent its features on a smaller scale, the process below explains how the 3D model generated from photographs could be used to duplicate elements of the

Did Hockley need to be lost to be found?

In making records of Hockley Flyover, a site of ‘grade separation’ where one highway is carried over another, we attempt to evaluate the past, present and future built form to ask ‘what is the impact of urban regeneration on our

Did Hockley need to be lost to be found?

In making records of Hockley Flyover, a site of ‘grade separation’ where one highway is carried over another, we attempt to evaluate the past, present and future built form to ask ‘what is the impact of urban regeneration on our

Hockley Circus – the big bottom

The enclosed pedestrian space, a public square within the road system of Hockley Circus/Flyover sits beneath the concrete deck and among the concrete pillars. Sunken below road level and accessed only by five pedestrian underpasses. ‘Sunken’ – ‘Under’ – ‘Below’

Hockley Circus – the big bottom

The enclosed pedestrian space, a public square within the road system of Hockley Circus/Flyover sits beneath the concrete deck and among the concrete pillars. Sunken below road level and accessed only by five pedestrian underpasses. ‘Sunken’ – ‘Under’ – ‘Below’

Mapping and Manipulating

With ‘Grade Seperation’ in mind we are using Hockley Underpass, in Birmingham as a precedent. As part of the digital/tangible subgroup we have mapped elements of a sculpture by William Mitchell that forms part of the boundary of the underpass.

Mapping and Manipulating

With ‘Grade Seperation’ in mind we are using Hockley Underpass, in Birmingham as a precedent. As part of the digital/tangible subgroup we have mapped elements of a sculpture by William Mitchell that forms part of the boundary of the underpass.

‘The King and I’ – Derrick Horta

An opportunity arose to exhibit a new piece of work which aligned with our project brief at an exhibition entitle ‘The King and I’ which was a series ‘of artists responses to the current presence in Leeds of Nicholas Monro’s

‘The King and I’ – Derrick Horta

An opportunity arose to exhibit a new piece of work which aligned with our project brief at an exhibition entitle ‘The King and I’ which was a series ‘of artists responses to the current presence in Leeds of Nicholas Monro’s

Digital Production – Digbeth FF

The link below is to the video showcased at Digbeth FF event on Saturday 4th February – Friday 17th February Oliver Pickering

Digital Production – Digbeth FF

The link below is to the video showcased at Digbeth FF event on Saturday 4th February – Friday 17th February Oliver Pickering

No Copyright Infringement Intended

No Copyright Infringement Intended is a group exhibition exploring the relationship between copyright and culture in the digital age, investigating how the concept of ownership and authorship is evolving and coming into conflict with outdated copyright and intellectual property laws. Since the

No Copyright Infringement Intended

No Copyright Infringement Intended is a group exhibition exploring the relationship between copyright and culture in the digital age, investigating how the concept of ownership and authorship is evolving and coming into conflict with outdated copyright and intellectual property laws. Since the

‘Should we recognize an object’s own rights?’ – SAM JACOB

In the text titled ‘Should we recognize an object’s own rights?’ which was prepared for an exhibition in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum and La Biennale di Venezia (A World of Fragile Parts), Sam Jacob explores forms of

‘Should we recognize an object’s own rights?’ – SAM JACOB

In the text titled ‘Should we recognize an object’s own rights?’ which was prepared for an exhibition in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum and La Biennale di Venezia (A World of Fragile Parts), Sam Jacob explores forms of

The City Walk

Originally posted on the Modern Gazetteer blog, found at (http://moderngazetteer.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/city-walk-23.html)   At the City Walk on Sunday 23rd October 2016, we were discussing iconic modernism buildings in Birmingham, such as Alpha Tower and the New Street Signal Box. We divided

The City Walk

Originally posted on the Modern Gazetteer blog, found at (http://moderngazetteer.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/city-walk-23.html)   At the City Walk on Sunday 23rd October 2016, we were discussing iconic modernism buildings in Birmingham, such as Alpha Tower and the New Street Signal Box. We divided