Through sculpture, text, photography, video, sound and performance,Industry of the Ordinary are dedicated to an exploration and celebration of the customary, the everyday, and the usual. Their emphasis is on challenging pejorative notions of the ordinary and, in doing so, moving beyond the quotidian.
To accompany their recent exhibition at the Cultural Center, Industry of the Ordinary have produced a 200 page catalog that documents all of their projects to date, as well as including an essay by Eleanor Heartney and an interview with Duncan MacKenzie.
4 Boys [for Beuys] came about thanks to an invitation by the artist Emily Underwood-Lee to the ‘Storytelling and Activism’ symposium at the University of South Wales in April 2015....
Since 2010 the world has witnessed new ways of assembling, which may not have led to the political changes many had hoped for, but have proved hugely significant. This book...