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English industrial artwork, proper silkscreen editions and evidence of time travel.

Autumn 2019 ︎ 

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Icarus II 

*cropped preview*

Hand-pulled 4-colour screenprint edition at (750 x 750 mm) on hand-pressed Somerset Velvet Black 280gsm archival cotton rag paper. Each piece is hand guilded with real 23.5 karat red gold leaf. Signed, titled & numbered /6 with /4 artist proofs, total of 10 artworks. Inked and built with the excellent Lucie at HEX prints in London.

*the artwork above is a cropped portion of the completed piece only and not representational of the entirety of the artwork. Icarus II will be revealed at the end of September. Thank you. 




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Icarus 3000


Hand-pulled 5-colour screenprint edition at (750 x 750 mm) on hand-pressed Somerset Newsprint 250gsm archival cotton rag paper. Signed, titled & numbered /100. Inked and built with the excellent Lucie at HEX prints in London..

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




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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.’

Hand-pulled 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.

Inked and built with the excellent Lucie at HEX prints in London.




The Alleys of Your Mind


Hand-pulled 1-colour screenprint edition at (56 x 76 cm) on hand-pressed Somerset Velvet Black 250gsm archival rough-edged cotton rag paper. offwhite/grey ink. Signed, titled & numbered /100.







Eternity


Hand-pulled 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. Inked with the glittering Aida Wilde in London. Thank you.







Escher’s Acid. Escher’s Nightmare.



Hand-pulled 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. Inked and built with Lucie at HEX prints in London.


*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.













Sleep 


Sculpted wax head, shattered and then photographed. The head was finally reassembled back to it’s original state. Sleep is fragile and temporary.
John Foxx & John Karborn. 2019






Pleasure & Beauty



Spraypaint and letters etched out by hand with a rusty nail on 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





The birth of the moon and her face. 


Theatre of Memory
£2500 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. 




Please take your time. There is so much to see here.


A face in oils and leaf.

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




Time.


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










You can go anywhere, anytime, your only limitation is your imagination.





And like this we walked together, framed in orbs of electric light




SILKS


“Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest.”
With Courage and Confidence we Look Towards the Future

(135 x 200 cm) fine-art pure-black ink print on fine heavy bodied silk.


Don’t Worry

(135 x 200 cm) fine-art pure-black ink print on fine heavy bodied silk.




Mankind Deleted Technology Increases

(135 x 200 cm) fine-art pure-black ink print on fine heavy bodied silk.


Eternity

(135 x 200 cm) fine-art pure-black ink print on fine heavy bodied silk.


I Support All Your Wars

(135 x 200 cm) fine-art pure-black ink print on fine heavy bodied silk.




Too Many Faces

(135 x 200 cm) fine-art pure-black ink print on fine heavy bodied silk.


I Can Give You Anything You Want

(135 x 200 cm) fine-art pure-black ink print on fine heavy bodied silk.


A Practical Guide to Walking Through Walls

(135 x 200 cm) fine-art pure-black ink print on fine heavy bodied silk.