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Sean Ashton
Adam Kay
Anna McDonald
Matthew Monaghan
Cathy Pilkington
Ian Ray

In this exhibition seven artists collaborated to produce work influences by the same title. Each worked on their ideas in isolation. This secretive build-up was adopted in order to ensure that responses to the title were genuine and individual: rather than coloured by any sort of group mentality.

"My mum used to buy school uniforms three sizes too big for us. It used to make us feel small and flat. It was like cardboard, you couldn't see our bodies at all. We were meant to grow into them but by the time we did they were worm out." "You'll have to go and get another one, get a decent one this time, that's the third time in as many months. Has anyone got a decent penknife?"

"I wasn't going to be trapped into working five days a week so I found myself doing shift work. The first time I did a night I felt I was on the moon. I couldn't sleep the next day. After the third night I was almost delirious, my heart was pounding and my hands were trembling. It took days to recover. |Just in time for another round of night shifts."

This exhibition was supported by educational projects with staff and students at St Saviours and St Olave's School for Girls, and the School of Foundation Studies at the Kingsway College of Art in collaboration with Mark Ingham

Sean Ashton
Adam Kay
Anna McDonald
Matthew Monaghan
Cathy Pilkington
Ian Ray

In this exhibition seven artists collaborated to produce work influences by the same title. Each worked on their ideas in isolation. This secretive build-up was adopted in order to ensure that responses to the title were genuine and individual: rather than coloured by any sort of group mentality.

"My mum used to buy school uniforms three sizes too big for us. It used to make us feel small and flat. It was like cardboard, you couldn't see our bodies at all. We were meant to grow into them but by the time we did they were worm out." "You'll have to go and get another one, get a decent one this time, that's the third time in as many months. Has anyone got a decent penknife?"

"I wasn't going to be trapped into working five days a week so I found myself doing shift work. The first time I did a night I felt I was on the moon. I couldn't sleep the next day. After the third night I was almost delirious, my heart was pounding and my hands were trembling. It took days to recover. |Just in time for another round of night shifts."

This exhibition was supported by educational projects with staff and students at St Saviours and St Olave's School for Girls, and the School of Foundation Studies at the Kingsway College of Art in collaboration with Mark Ingham