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.

2005 Chris Burden, Ghost Ship

Ghost Ship involved the construction and development of a crewless, self-navigating sailing boat, which undertook its maiden voyage between Fair Isle, Scotland and Newcastle upon Tyne. Audiences were able to track the boats progress via a live, daily updated website.

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Ghost Ship

2005 Layla Curtis, NewcastleGateshead

NewcastleGateshead is a collaged map compiled from regional namesakes taken from city maps worldwide. In the form of a generic folded map, the collage mimics the existing, familiar structure of NewcastleGateshead.

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2005 Stepanka Stein & Salim Issa, Ordinary Living

Artist residency and collaboration with IPRN University of Sunderland

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Ordinary Living

2005 Layla Curtis, Polar Wandering

A web-based project that recorded the three-month journey the artist made to and from Antarctica.

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Polar Wandering

2005 Elizabeth Wright, Space Travel

A sequence of 115 images of the interior of car parks reproduced on large light-reflective panels viewable through the Metro carriage as it passes through the tunnel.

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Space Travel