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Double O, 2014

Dimensions: 390cm x 390cm x 50cm.

Materials: Motorcycle donut, vinyl, monitor and silent moving image loop.

Camera: Charlotte Crewe, rider: Lee.

Exhibited: The Promise, Arnolfini, Bristol.

The rider performs a donut as a perfectly shaped ‘O’ in an urban location. By rotating the motorbike around the front wheel in a continuous motion he burns a thick circular mark in rubber on the tarmac. Double O focuses on the illicit and fleeting activity of burning circular skid marks within the city and translates it through a spatial installation and video loop into an endless silent action governed by the logics of the gallery space.

Double O intervenes within Doing Things Separately Together as both a drawing and articulation of the city at the scale of 1:1.

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