Make me hurt, with Pleasure

‘Make me hurt, with Pleasure’ is a collaborative work by Irina Starkova and Samuel Padfield exploring the ubiquity of quasi-medical aesthetic practices and the fetishization of cosmetic procedures. The resulting self-styled commercial is an inquiry into the tangibility of achieving physical improvements and the antithetical […]

Спутник (can you hear me?)

Спутник (can you hear me?), 2020 Polyurethane, steel, electric motor and audio Music by Nick Samuels ‘Carry On’ Sputnik in Russian has multiple meanings: companion, fellow traveller, attendant, though its meaning has become synonymous with satellites since the launch of Sputnik 1.  This project came about […]