ADAM NORTON

CUT

17 November – 04 December 2005

MOP


The First showing of the work Generic Escape Capsule, a tiny survival home within home, built into the insides of a domestic cupboard, this unit offers two weeks supply of food, cooking and bathroom facilities, entertainments and
various sundries. Allowing a single occupant to evade capture during the early stages of the apocalypse.

During the opening of the show, the artist demonstrated some of the features of the GEC, going about various domestic chores whilst the gallery visitors moved around the exhibition. Visitors were encouraged to talk to the artist about various aspects of the Unit.

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Generic Escape Capsule
2005
found wardrobe, mixed media
183 × 153 × 53 cm

Generic Escape Capsule - install detail

Generic Escape Capsule - performance detail