UK / 2019
From Anti Anti Pigeon Spikes
A short project outcome during a methods & processes module with the Goldsmiths Design Department - inspired by ‘Disobedient Objects’ exhibited at the V&A Museum.
’These spikes cut open modern Britain in a myriad of unflattering ways. They are not shocking or unusual, but utterly typical of a society that poisons the air we breathe, has extinguished the stars with artificial light, and builds parking lots on paradise every day of the week. They demonstrate how deaf we are to beauty: that we will sacrifice birdsong (proven to enhance our emotional wellbeing) rather than have to wipe down the Audi once a week. They reveal how intolerant we are of urban nature.’
Anti-Anti Pigeon Spikes exhibited at Second Floor Studios, Deptford, South East London. Part of the SHAPESLewisham launch event supporting local creatives in New Cross & Deptford, 15th May, 2019.
1. Anti-bird tree spikes: we love cars so much, we destroy nature for them
2. Disobedient Objects: How-to Guides