The Locus+ Archive (incorporating material from the Basement Group and Projects UK) hosted at the University of Sunderland currently has two PhD posts affiliated to it and is the largest archive of time-based work in Europe. It forms a comprehensive historical overview of contemporary art practice from the early '70s to the present, covering artists' projects from a variety of British and international contexts. Here is a snapshot of the projects that have been digitized to date.
1981 Mona Hatoum, Look No Body!
The themes of control, surveillance and coercive power are at the heart of Hatoumís work. On arriving in London in 1975 she became aware of the proliferation of surveillance camera in public places.Read more
1981 Charlie Hooker, Move In
Photoluminescent installation for choreographed percussion.Read more
1981 Alastair MacLennan, Twenty Four Hours
A performance in which the artist walked from midnight to midnight continuously in a circle through a square divided in two halves, one half black paint, the other white flour.Read more