2016 - 2019
Spectacle of the Society // iteration one
Taking inspiration from Debord's 'Society of the Spectacle' and Plato's Allegory of the Cave this experimental work explores fake news, post-truth and happy clickers in the wake of Trump, Brexit and the upcoming General Election and the almost religious fervour of political allegiance. Using as a starting point an essay written in 2017, 'Post Truth, Fake News and Happy Clickers'.
Moving image, installation and performance.
Silent Black & White film. There is no inside without an outside, yet what lies in between? The duality of the threshold, keeper of the outside from the inside and the inside from the outside - but does it? 'Seepage' is a representation of the relationship between the inside and outside of the domestic dwelling through the dance of light and shadow: Is it one side or the other side or neither? A physical disorientation to reflect inner anxiety as the inside is compromised by the outside. A private
moment, fear, laid bare placing the viewer inside looking outside.
Exhibited at 'Project Coventry', Holyhead Studios, Coventry
Exhibited at '32 Brains', solo show, Arcadia Gallery, City Arcade, Coventry (2019)
Exhibited at 'Outside/Inside', part of Laboratory of Dissent II, CAS Arts, Winchester School of Art, Winchester
Let Me Tell You a Story
A moving image work with composed music and narration. This work is a satirical expression of the sexualisation of the absurd and how this (sex) is used to sell to consumers. Using the lyrics from multiple popular tracks, which either directly or indirectly reference sex, Kilby Nelson mixes selected lines to create a narrative description against the backdrop of a self-composed musical track.
Selected for exhibition at SVOX.TV (2020)
For the Sake of a Shilling
Installation with projected moving image and sound.