ROBIN TARBET LONDON BASED ARTIST & LECTURER : PROJECTS + SHOP + CV & BIO + SWAP ART EDITIONS
Projects, Collections and Research
A selection of current projects and archives of work from my studio.
> ROBOT BIN THINGS
Ongoing series of concrete multiples cast from discarded tech product packaging
> POWER IN THE LAND
Research and curatorial project of 10 artists responding to the decommissioning of the last remaining nuclear power station in Wales - During 2014-16 I conducted site visits, risk assessments, mould making and met the Civil Nuclear Constabulary... concluding with a touring exhibition, several symposiums and a publication Further information about the project http://powerintheland.co.uk/
> NUMATIC CUBES
Series of stackable Jesmonite sculptures constructed using repeat casts taken from moulds of Henry Hoover packaging
> PLASTIC WRAP PRINTS
Large scale series of hand printed monotypes from found pallet wrap
> ESXLA RESIDENCY
2015 Residency and research trip in Los Angeles
> SURFACE IMPRESSIONS / DATA TRANSFER, RELEIF PRNTS AND CASTS
Collection of relief prints and relief cast sculptures made directly from the transfer of surface detail and texture from a range of synthetic surfaces and collections.
> BRONZE RAMS
Bronze cast RAMs multiples
> TV LAVA LAMP
Live installation using mini cctv cameras, a couple of TV monitors and a lava lamp.
> MONITORED LANDSCAPE SERIES
Live installation of a model train looping through a sculptural landscape of circuit boards.
> MONITORED LANDSCAPE SERIES - PRINTS
Series of prints taken as still from the train camera from the Monitored Landscape installations.
> CONCRETE LANDSCAPE SERIES
Concrete cast relief sculptures of obsolete circuit boards, presented in acrylic box frames - edition of 5, several works available.
> PACKAGING SCULPTURES / CONSUMER SHADOWS
Cast series of sculptures made by filling up found polystyrene packaging with concrete.
> PCB PRINTS
Selection of relief prints and editions made by inking up faulty electronics and obsolete printed circuit boards and printing them some by hand and some using a press.
> FLATLAND SERIES
Series of tessellating and repeating concrete cast wall hanging relief sculptures, framed in white. Several works available.
CITIES OF ASH - G39
Vhs video projection. Dolly mixtures filmed by a cctv camera pushed along on a modified model train set. - Salivate was curated by Carl Rowe and exhibited at Anglia Square Shopping Centre in Norwich in 2008