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artist from LONDON
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When the present has given up on the future, we must listen for the relics of the future in the unactivated potentials of the past.

I refuse to give up on the future.


Go this way...







Mark

Icarus 3000


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




A splash.




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.










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




Love & Factory


Petals, paint, print and glass mixed media collage sculpture. 2013.

Achival Giclée fine-art print edition on German Etching Cotton-rag paper, signed, titled & numbered.

A2 - £80

(420 x 594 mm)
Edition /100

A0 - £250

(841 x 1189 mm)
Edition /25




With Courage and Confidence we Look Towards the Future



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





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.


Discovery! 

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

I’m invisible in my own country.


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



ETERNITY


‘Everyone’s trying to sell you the future...

But it doesnt exist yet and it belongs to you anyway.’

It’s Full of Stars

Hand-pulled 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.





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


She Dreams Sisyphus

Hand-pulled screenprint fine art edition at 56 x 76 cm on hand-pressed Somerset Velvet 250gsm archival rough-edged cotton rag paper, 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.




Eschers Acid. Eschers Nightmare.


Europe Ozymandias

Hand-printed ink Risograph fine art edition at A3 size (297 x 420 mm) on 170gsm Munken paper, signed & numbered /25.

£20 - SOLD OUT


How I Learned to Fall into an Infinite Abyss Whilst Standing Perfectly Still

Hand-printed ink Risograph fine art edition at A3 size (297 x 420 mm) on 240gsm Munken paper, signed & numbered /30.*

£20 - SOLD OUT