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Ellie Harrison’s London launch of Confessions of a Recovering Data Collector, published by Plymouth College of Art Press

Artist Ellie Harrison is having a London launch of her Plymouth College of Art published book Confessions of a Recovering Data Collector, which charts her former practice of keeping a record on pretty much everything she did, or as Ellie says, “it’s the first publication dedicated to my former ‘data collecting’ practice”  at Space Studios, London, on Thursday, October 8, at 7pm.

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Jackets, sleeping bags and changing the world. Heather Smith reviews the Lucy Orta exhibition in Plymouth

OK. I’ll admit it. When I first entered the Viewpoint Gallery at Plymouth College of Art on Tuesday, September 29, I laughed.

A silver dome-tent sprouting six multicoloured sleeping bags was positioned in the middle of the floor. A series of interconnected jackets and sleeping bags sporting dangling, tentacle-like orange gauntlets was hanging from the ceiling. The exhibits looked as though they belonged on a space station. I was intrigued.

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