English industrial artworks, moving image and evidence of time travel.

London early 2020.

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A Practical Guide to Walking Through Walls 


Iridescent interference blue screenprint at A2 (42.0 x 59.4 cm) on Somerset Velvet Black 280gsm archival cotton rag paper. Signed edition of /50



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Fibonacci’s Dance 


⁣76 x 31cm. ⁣⁣Serigraphy and 23.5 karat red gold leaf on handmade Somerset Velvet Black 280gsm archival cotton rag paper. Signed titled numbered edition /34.The lowest edge of the paper is deckled and untrimmed.

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We walked and talked with the sun for a while. 


3-colour screenprint edition at (750 x 350 mm) on hand-pressed Somerset Newsprint 250gsm archival cotton rag paper. Signed, titled & numbered /25. The lowest edge of the paper is deckled and untrimmed.



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Between here and there


‘Collapsing Sentences’ collaboration between Mobstr and Karborn.

Spray paint and emulsion paint on wood 40 x 40cm. Edition /20 signed numbered and titled by the artists. 






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HUH?


Anti-gravity and adaptable mixed-media sculpture edition by MOBSTR & KARBORN. Edition /10 only. 

HUH? - If everything appears upside down at the moment, perhaps it is...

⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣“There is only one word in existence that’s the same in every language, and that is the word ‘huh’. By recording segments of informal language from across five continents, a group of linguists revealed that the word ‘HUH’ is the same in 31 different languages, making it the most universally understood term in the world.”


**SOLD OUT

Each letter measures apx 8 x 10 cm.


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Icarus 3000


5-colour screenprint edition at (750 x 750 mm) on hand-pressed Somerset Newsprint 250gsm archival cotton rag paper. Signed, titled & numbered /100.

‘Hedgehog Space’ mathematics - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedgehog_space

 
*approx /15 remaining.

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Europe Ozymandias


‘Any group, any civilisation, any world that did not run to seize the future and shape it was doomed to dust away, to become the past.’

‘My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings; Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.’

screenprint fine art edition (56 x 76 cm) on hand-pressed Somerset Velvet 250gsm archival rough-edged cotton rag paper. matte charcoal ink. Signed, titled & numbered /100.





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Icarus ☵


Handmade 3-colour screenprint edition at (750 x 750 mm) on Somerset Velvet Black 280gsm archival cotton rag paper. Each piece is guilded with genuine 23.5 karat red gold leaf. Signed, titled & numbered /6 with /4 artist proofs.

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The Swimmer


‘Your skin is a portable ocean’

4-pulls-of-blue silk-screen print edition at (40 x 40 cm) on hand-pressed Somerset Satin Tubsized 310 gsm archival cotton rag paper. Signed, titled & numbered /30.

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Eternity


‘Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.’

Screenprint fine art edition at 56 x 76 cm on hand-pressed Somerset Velvet 250gsm archival rough-edged cotton rag paper. matte charcoal ink. Signed, titled & numbered /100.







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Escher’s Acid. Escher’s Nightmare.



1-colour screenprint edition at (70 x 84 cm) on hand-pressed Light-grey 250gsm archival puur cotton rag paper. Signed, titled & numbered /25. Each piece is uniquely water damaged and distressed.

*As every piece of Escher’s Acid. Escher’s Nightmare. is unique, please understand you will recieve one selected by myself at random. If you wish to choose a specific piece, please email me. Thank you.









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I grew a garden inside my head.


1-Colour screenprint (29.7 x 42 cm) (A3) on hand-pressed Somerset smoke 250gsm archival cotton rag paper. Signed, titled, numbered edition /40. 





Sleep 


Sculpted wax head, shattered and reassembled to it’s original state. Sleep is fragile and temporary.
John Foxx & John Karborn. 2019


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Pleasure & Beauty - Spraypaint typography etched out by hand with a rusty nail on a concrete london street paving slab. By KARBORN + MOBSTR 2018. Thanks to James Duffy and Josh Jones for commissioning this piece for Retts Syndrome rettuk.org charity auction. £2000 - SOLD








We are not going in circles, we are going upwards. The path is a spiral; we have already climbed many steps.



Cutting select sentences from BBC news articles is a good game. MOBSTR n KARBORN 2019. 





A face in oils and leaf.

To arrive back where we started and to really know that place for the first time





The Escape




No you don’t.
Formed plastics, foam, lithograph, tissue and marker pen on black mount.









It’s Full of Stars


screenprint fine art edition at 56 x 76 cm on hand-pressed Black magnani reveret 250gsm archival rough-edged cotton rag paper, signed, titled & numbered /100.




Evidence of Time Travel



The complete body of Evidence of Time Travel is composed of thousands of still photographs, animated GIF’s and dozens of musically scored films. Live performances of EOTT have taken place at venues including the BFI, London / The MONA, Tasmania / The Paradiso, Amsterdam. All music by John Foxx & Steve D’agostino also released on 12" Vinyl and Cd.


I was looking for you for such a long, long time. I couldn’t remember your name, but I could never forget your face.

I found you. but you were just a recording, a looping shadow of your former-self.

I began to realise that your words and movements coincided with those of a week ago… I can not explain this phenomenon.

The space inside any shape - A triangle, a square or a polygon - becomes a zone apart, separated from the rest of the world and containing its own unique possibilities.

The theory that the images have souls seems to be confirmed by the effects of the machine on persons, animals and vegetables used in the recordings.

I know now that she is dead, she lives only in this image, for which i do not exist. This truth is intolerable to me, i must find a way to be with her.

When i was ready, I turned on the recorders for the last time. I interpolated myself into all her photographs, I rehearsed every action tirelessly…

I studied what she says, and often inserted an appropriate sentence, so she appears to be answering me. I hope that we give the impression of being inseparable.

I can still see my image moving with her, anyone would surely believe we were in love and completely dependant on each other. I feel very tired.

I have arranged the records; the machine will now project the new week eternally…

The body is imaginary, and we bow to the tyranny of a phantom. Not only do we traverse a realm of shadows; we ourselves are shadows.

Unsupported now, my body and mind begin to disperse. However, the recording is immaculate and will run for eternity, we are finally together.

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