‘Our Apocalypse’ is a series of drawings, watercolours and recordings by Mark Siebert that think about the fear of extinction simulated/stimulated by society via politics, culture and the media through the imagery and language of SimCity.
Each work is a still life drawing of a computer or phone screen grab featuring a disaster afflicting a UK city, paired with a companion song. Ranging from the realistic to the fantastic, the simulation game is paralleled with the mind’s ability to imagine its own destruction.
‘Passen-gers’ is an exhibition project based at The Brunswick Centre that brings together six artists who have an interest in the real and imaginative environments we construct and inhabit. The title references the 1975 film ‘The Passenger’, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, which uses the Brunswick as a powerful and otherworldly mise-en-scène.