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James Mcoll

I’m a multidisciplinary artist. I work with text, moving image and performance. My work has a particular focus on mental health, individual struggle and class. I use re-purposed footage and text - my performances are the direct result of these practices. I create site-responsive and site-specific work, often creating environments for work to be shown in. Where possible, I show work in unusual spaces and places - disrupting the day-to-day. I am one half of First Line Theatre, a theatre group producing site-responsive performance art. I work and live in Exeter, UK.
My response to the brief focused on the underground cities, more so than the tools themselves. I found it interesting to think about the modern day equal to these cities and who would occupy it.