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.

1996 Steve Farrer, The Cinema of Machines

The Cinema of Machines, explored both the history of cinema and the artist's own history

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The Cinema of Machines

1996 Richard Wilson, The Joint's Jumping

A proposal for the Baltic Flour Mill in Gateshead prior to the opening of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

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The Joint's Jumping

1996 Cornelia Hesse-Honegger, Nach Chernobyl

In 1986 Hesse-Honegger began to document the effects of the fallout from the Chernobyl disaster in the Ukraine, making studies of insects affected by the radiation plume that spread across Europe.

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Nach Chernobyl

1996 Stefan Gec, Buoy

A fully operational ocean-going buoy fabricated by recasting the steel from the artist's previous project Trace Elements (1990)

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Buoy

1996 Shane Cullen, Fragmens sur les Institutions Republicaines IV

The work consists of ninety-six large tablet like panels onto which the artist has transcribed meticulously in paint the contents of numerous 'Comms'; the written communications smuggled in and out of H-Blocks during the hunger strikes.

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Fragmens sur les Institutions Republicaines IV

1995 Alan Moore, The Birth Caul

A performance monologue by comic book writer Alan Moore, in collaboration with composer David J (of pop group Bauhaus) and musician Tim Perkins.

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The Birth Caul

1995 Philip Napier, Sovereign

A videotape and video installation produced during a residency by Belfast artist Philip Napier in Vancouver, Canada.

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Sovereign

1995 Ian Breakwell, Hidden Cities

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Hidden Cities

1995 Stefan Gec, Natural History

Six large black and white photographic portraits of the first six firemen who died trying to contain the fire within the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl.

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Natural History

1995 Daniel J. Martinez, How To Con A Capitalist

Street performance, interrogating assumptions of public space and cultural hierarchy.

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How To Con A Capitalist