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.
1994 Nhan Duc Nguyen, Temple of My Familiar
Temple of My Familiar was a installation of a large (32 metres) mural using Vietnamese and Buddhist iconography depicting details of the artist's life. This included the incident in which he temporarily lost his sight as a result of a racist attack.Read more
1994 Mark Wallinger, A Real Work of Art
An edition of 50 die-cast equestrian statuettes, sold to fund the purchase, stabling and training of a race horse named A Real Work of Art, which ran in the 1994 flat season.Read more
1994 John Newling, Skeleton
A temporary installation in which the residue of approximately 80,000 template sheets of communion bread (after the wafer had been punched out) were stacked at intervals on the church pews.Read more