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.
2007 Toby Paterson, Asymmetric Snowflake
Asymmetric Snowflake was a commissioned work for the Locus+ 2007 Christmas card.Read more
2007 Janice Kerbel, Deadstar
Deadstar is the plan for a "new" ghost town. Taking the form of a town plan, it uses the conventions of urban planning and the history of abandoned settlements, the orientation of extinct celestial formations and the habits of the supernatural to envisage a timeless settlement for ghosts.Read more
2007 Mark Dion, Memorial to Thomas Bewick
A semi-permanent sculptural memorial to Thomas Bewick sited in Newcastle upon Tyne.Read more