John Russell

Cocaine Orgasm

Cocaine Orgasm Curated/produced by BANK.Christmas Show. Drugs, politics & polystyrene snow. Tim Allen, Liz Arnold, BANK, Lolly Batty, Simon Bill, John Cussans Ranu Mukhergee, Stephen Glynn, Gerard Hemsworth, Soren Martinsen, Muntean/Rosenblum, Chris Ofili, Janette Paris, John Stezaker, Michael Stubbs, Rebecca Warren, Max Wigram, Andrew Williamson. BANKSPACE, London, 1995.

BANK, 'Underneath the beach the pavement,' 1995. In 1989 a Texan billionaire purchased a section of genuine street barricade as a reminder of his student days. 'It looks best in the evenings,' he says. Videos: l: Parris, r: Warren. Cocaine Orgasm

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L-R: Ofili, Stubbs, Allen. Below: Glynn

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L: BANK, TR: Warren, BR: Stezaker

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L-R: Martinsen, Burrows, Glynn

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L-R: BANK. Muntean & Rosenblum, Voorsanger, BANK

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BANK, 'Up Against the Wall (Royal Family), 1995

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Max Wigram, 'Surveillance 1', 1996. Faux-paparazzi in newly built mirror foyer of building, pretending to take photos of entrants to PV. No film in camera but varying responses of entrants filmed and relayed for general viewing in the gallery upstairs.

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Matt Mitchell posing

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