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Katya Robin observes the language of public spaces, our ambivalence with these structures. Her cross-media works reflect common sayings and assumed knowledge. Research-based practice reveals abstruse historical and culture associations. Her research and participatory art project, Hexopolis, observes urban geometry, linking this with social access. Angry and articulate about access.

Wobbly Benchmarks

8 June 2015


The next stage of the Hexopolis project is to present the work done thus far. I plan to do this by producing a new artists’ book and holding exhibition combining research, ideas and contributions. This is dependent on finding some funding. For one my other projects, Standard Measures, I’ve been making measurements in jelly. Standard Measures evolved to provide traders, builders, engineers, with benchmarks for distance, weights, and volumes. Disputes and deviations were arbitrated in...

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