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Artist and wordsmith, whose work engages with issues of access, from acknowledged physical needs to perceived symbolic exclusions. After being selected as one of DAO's New Voices in 2011, Gini's online presence has become an integral part of her arts practice

Rolling with the Kafkaesque

3 November 2014

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On a black background two white figures face each other. They are Kosta, one of my life size soft sculpture figures and his mirror image. Kosta is suspended by a chain from the top of his scull. His naked body disolves into roots where his legs might othe

Of course I'm not a real person, I wouldn't want us to get off on the wrong footing. I'm not exactly a fictional character either, at least not a complete one. I realise that sounds a little fantastical, but I'm keen to explain. I'm more like a shadow, nothing sinister; I'm certainly nothing like a ghost, I wouldn't want you thinking shades or other figments of creepiness. I was created on paper, painstakingly written out as one whole, if somewhat bewildered,...

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Imagine...

11 November 2014

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A view of the plinth in Parliament Square, with its inscription 'Churchill', but without its statue

I wish to state, on oath, that the firm in question had no knowledge of any illegality. The documentation I produced was entirely fake. Similarly, Arts Council England are totally innocent of any wrong-doing - I was never awarded a grant for the repurposing of a London Landmark. I chose the firm because they are experienced in delivering, placing and removing statuary for temporary exhibitions as well as the permanent placement of public art. They were completely convinced by the volumes...

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