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Suffering | 2017

Materials: wood, corrugated metal, benches, paint, HD dual projection onto a house shaped screen, stereo sound with amplifier and subwoofer, objects and paintings by Leo Kelly.

MONA text: "The work invites visitors to experience and admire the work and life of deceased Queenstown (Tasmania) resident, Leo Kelly. Displayed within a re-constructed tin-hut tabernacle, visitors watch Seers' film which is focused on Kelly. Alongside the tabernacle is an installation of Kelly’s paintings which reveals his relationship with faith, from visions of angels in the...

Mental Metal | 2017

Materials; three channel video installation on modified satellite dishes with curtain enclosure in red and black fabric and wireless audio.

Seers’ work ‘Mental Metal'  considers, through Simon Forman's writings, how elements of contemporary life have passed beyond causal, materialist/mechanistic Newtonian concepts to quantum speculations that have a hint of the supernatural about them. Although calling down spirits and distilling alchemical potions has the semblance of pure superstition, the complex...

Materials: metal and cloth 2m D circular screen, HD projection, media player, candles, theatre light, 70 wireless headphones


Lindsay Seers presents a...

Materials: paper, card, paint, ink, felt tip, pencil, inkjet prints from Seers' original drawings, glazed box frames 70cm x 56cm

When does an artwork begin?

Almost twenty years ago, a set of events unfolded which I could believe are the origin of these drawings/paintings. A talented art student whom I taught was diagnosed with the condition of schizophrenia; then I had by chance discovered a book, "Lenz" by Georg Büchner, on a shelf in a house I was temporarily staying in. (The novella is based on a diary and was an early account of the...

Nowhere Less Now⁷ Materials: wood, cardboard, polystyrene, metal, plaster, HD dual projection, stereo sound on headphones.

Sound in collaboration with Pendle Poucher (additional music David Dhonau); production and animation with Keith Sargent.

An episodic work, which in this chapter addresses Glynn Vivian; his collection; his travels; his possible narcolepsy; his love of pugs ...we hear Vivian's voice musing on whether contemporary society has really managed to address problems like slavery.

Materials: Cardboard and wooden structure, 22 minute DVD projection with 5.1 surround sound onto two masked MDF circular screens on mobile TV arms, monitor with headphones embedded in structure wall, free novel to take away.

Text: Why it has to be this way. Author: David Burrows.

Transcription of a talk on It has to be this way¹˙⁵ by David Burrows for Aspex Gallery, 11th November 2010

[Extract] "It seemed that Lindsay Seers' work traces a line between narratives of...

Materials: wood, fibreglass, artex, cloth, paint, LED lights, astro turf, metal, golf irons and balls

A functioning crazy golf hole made for EM15 at the Venice Biennale 2015. The show featured nine golf holes by artists: Lindsay Seers, John Akomfrah, Ellie Harrison, Candice Jacobs, Hetain Patel, Yinka Shonibare, Yara El-Sherbini, Eyal Weizman and Doug Fishbone.

Lindsay Seers’ golf hole for Venice features a figurehead upside down and pregnant being attacked by two enormous snakes. The figure is Princess Salme (b.1844...

Materials: Wooden structure, parts of a boat hut, window frames, reclaimed door, moss, tree trunk, metal chimney, deer skins, two synchronised 13 minute HD projections, 5.1 surround sound, drawing.

Monocular has taken a number of forms which have shifted to recognise developments in the narratve and differing geographical implications of the exhibition venue. These differing versions can be seen in Exhibitions http://...

Materials: cardboard and wood ship; figurehead (mixed material); tetrapods (mixed materails); hemisperical and spherical screens on metal structure; folded paper; HD projections x 2, wired headphones.

Sound in collaboration with Pendle Poucher (additional music David Dhonau); production and animation with Keith Sargent

Three versions of the work Nowhere Less Now are shown here. Each edition is an entirely different work.

Version 1 was housed in a structure based around HMS Kingfisher (Artangel),...