for the production of the works included in this exhibition was simply to
pinpoint a location on The Sky Road, travel to that point and gather material such as
photographs, field recordings, colour samples and measurements.
information I then constructed the pieces, a chipboard incline, a photograph, a
digital graphic, a geometric collage, a vinyl record of musical compositions
and a series of mixed colour samples applied throughout the gallery space and
upon the works themselves where appropriate.
production of these works my thoughts kept returning to the sampling techniques
often used by IDM composers to produce a remix of one particular track or
another. This process involves the breakdown of an original into its component
pieces before it is reassembled into a new whole. By applying a similar
technique to a location my intention has been to create something abstract,
beautiful and entirely new while still retaining an unmistakable sense of
economicthoughtprojects (ETP) is the moniker of the artist Russell Hart.
ETP was conceived as a title under which Hart could bring together his interest in art production, design and music.
Work created by ETP includes live audio performances, artworks, exhibitions, a series of audio pressings on both vinyl and Compact Disc, poster design and an independent record label that focuses on collaborative processes.