The wooden signs that make up the artwork ‘Copse’ are made from the remnants of broken fences that I came across whilst visiting an abandoned Gypsy site to the East of London in 2006, the result of eviction,. The material of the signs, once used to mark the space around individual caravans thereby delineating domestic living space, is reformulated to announce wider and more sinister restrictions to mobility. Through their materiality the signs act as emblems of the ubiquitous commodification of geographies whilst at the same time retaining their roots in the domestic. There are seven signs in the installation. Their proclamations read; No Travellers, No Trespassing, No Admittance, No Access, No Entry, Keep Out, Private.
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