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.

2020 Jewyo Rhii, Love Your Depot_LDN

Part of an ongoing project which awarded Rhii the 2019 Korea Artist Prize for her show at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, the exhibition at KCCUK has been reconstituted into a multi-purpose, multi-dimensional presentation that is particularly poignant in this current climate. Showcasing a combination of a physical storage space for artworks and a workspace for creative activities, Rhii also brings the show to the digital realm by creating an accompanying online platform.

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Love Your Depot_LDN

2014 Ron Geesin, Blackbird Quadralogue

Drawing together the calls of four Blackbirds as they move through one year, Blackbird Quadralogue, is a beautiful musical composition that interrogates notions of territories and belonging, and those of the individual vs the collective.

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Blackbird Quadralogue

2013 Katie Paterson, Second Moon

A fragment of the Moon, couriered around the earth for one year.

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Second Moon

2012 Douglas Gordon, The End of Civilisation

A grand piano burns in this epic film by Turner prize-winning Scottish artist Douglas Gordon.

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The End of Civilisation

2012 Jonathan Schipper, Slow Motion Car Crash

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Slow Motion Car Crash

2011 Cerith Wyn Evans, Permit yourself...

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Permit yourself...

2010 Fiona Banner, Tornado

Tornado by Fiona Banner was a co-commission by Locus+ and Great North Run Culture forming part of the Cultural Olympiad's Open Weekend.

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2010 Oliver Beck, Nail It

A commission for the 2010 Locus+ Christmas card.

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Nail It

2010 Richard Grayson, The Magpie Index

The Magpie Index is a single-screen high-definition video art-work by artist Richard Grayson, focusing on legendary singer-songwriter Roy Harper.

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The Magpie Index

2009 Alastair MacLennan, Coil To Met

A two-day durational performance in an old disused warehouse as part of Wunderba Live Art Festival.

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Coil To Met