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January 2015

On the 8th January 2015, the COBRA Committee convened over the attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish supermarket in Paris. Following this meeting, COBRA RES invited a selection of artists to respond to the Committee, and/or the event and its context. Sanders’ response was the work Reflections on Self-Expression in Difficult Times seen …


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Tags: Cold War

June 2012

‘The most awesome, powerful responsibility in the world lies in the hand that picks up this phone’ To celebrate 25th anniversary of ChildLine BT commissioned a team of artists to transform replica phone boxes into pieces of art, BT ArtBoxes, which were displayed all over London throughout June and July 2012 when they were auctioned …

Dial Target Practice

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Tags: RAF

April 2010

RAF Holbeach is a bombing range on the Lincolnshire Wash that is used by British, American and European squadrons for training purposes. Protected in part by the military presence, the range has a curious atmosphere. Here, a team of civilian employees man the targets and look after the natural landscape. The targets themselves are a …

Ship Black/North Sea International Festival

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September 2009

An exhibition at the LOOK OUT, Gibraltar Point Visitor Centre Part of SEAS, the Black/North Sea International Festival. 14 September – 12 October 2009. Open 10am – 4pm. Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve Gibraltar Road Skegness Lincolnshire PE24 4SU. Special thanks to all at RAF Wainfleet, Nicola Streeten, Ramco UK …

Ruin Investigations into Future Archaeology

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Tags: RAF | Walter Cotten

March 2008

An exhibition related to future archaeology by artists MICHAEL SANDERS [England] and WALTER COTTEN [Los Angeles, 1947–2008]. KRUGLAK GALLERY MiraCosta College, Oceanside Campus, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA, USA. 4 March – 3 April 2008. The nuclear age and its lasting effects on the landscape fascinate me. I try to picture the world as a …

Sitting Comfortably 1987

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Tags: RAF

April 1987

The fearsome Sitting Comfortably, a 1987 chair by Michael Sanders, is formed from razor wire, and is said to be a comment on the Greenham Common anti-nuclear protests. It was featured in the Subversive Design show at The Brighton Museum & Art Gallery 2013