Katharine Meynell is Reader in Fine Art at Middlesex University. Her works engage with the
inscribed & recorded as the other side of the coin to the live & performed.
“Since November 2006 I have been working with a broken camera that only records in
‘nightshot’, making a serendipitous connection between dysfunction and surveillance. This
exhibition at Fieldgate Gallery completes a full year, where the sound breaks up intermittently
and the record button needs to be constantly depressed. These short works are intended to
produce complex meanings and layering of conventions implied by the physical support and
its appearance… and I am looking forward to buying a new, fully functional camera, with my