OUT IN PUBLIC


A SELECTION OF WORKS IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN BY THE DnA FACTORY MRSS FROM 1997 ONWARDS.

2019 – 2020 COTSWOLD SCULPTURE PARK

BEAUTY VS THE US MACHINE by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. Cast & Sculpted Resin, Steel, Bone, Fabric Toy, Simulated Rust [Sand, Resin], Paint, Matt Lacquer. 200 x 100 x 100 cm. 2019. 1/1

BEAUTY VS THE US MACHINE [Details] by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. Cast & Sculpted Resin, Steel, Bone, Fabric Toy, Simulated Rust [Sand, Resin], Paint, Matt Lacquer. 200 x 100 x 100 cm. 2019. 1/1

BEAUTY VS THE US MACHINE [Details] by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. Cast & Sculpted Resin, Steel, Bone, Fabric Toy, Simulated Rust [Sand, Resin], Paint, Matt Lacquer. 200 x 100 x 100 cm. 2019. 1/1

THE DnA FACTORY MRSS ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE INSTALLATION OF A NEW SCULPTURE, BEAUTY VS THE US MACHINE AT THE COTSWOLD SCULPTURE PARK SUMMER EXHIBITION ON SHOW FROM APRIL 1ST TO SEPTEMBER 30TH 2019 AT THE PADDOCKS, SOMERFORD KEYNES, CIRENCESTER, GLOS. GL7 6FE.


2018 – LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE / BOST

TO SEE BEYOND [TRIBUTE TO MARY SHELLEY] by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. Wood, Cast & Sculpted Resin, Steel, Iron Chain, Simulated Rust [Sand, Resin], Simulated Concrete [Plaster, Glues, Sand, Water], Re-appropriated Found Object, Paint, Varnish. 230 x 180 x 80 cm. 2018. 1/1

THE DnA FACTORY MRSS ARE PLEASED TO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO INTERPRETED IDENTITIES FOR THE LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE & BOST [BANKSIDE OPEN SPACES TRUST]. FROM JUNE 1ST-30TH 2018 THE LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE IS HOSTING OVER 500 EVENTS ACROSS THE CITY EXPLORING THIS YEAR’S THEME OF IDENTITY. FROM EXHIBITIONS TO FAMILY EVENTS, WALKING TOURS, DEBATES AND STUNNING ARCHITECTURAL INSTALLATIONS, THERE’S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE.
IN CELEBRATION OF THE CENTENARY YEAR OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE, WITHIN THE THEME OF IDENTITY, BOST PRESENTS ‘INTERPRETED IDENTITIES’ – A SERIES OF DEDICATED INSTALLATIONS OR ‘FOLLIES’ CREATED BY A SELECTION OF LONDON’S ARCHITECTURE DESIGN PRACTICES AND ARTISTS, TAKING INSPIRATION FROM EXTRAORDINARY FEMALE FIGURES – PAST AND PRESENT.

TO SEE BEYOND [TRIBUTE TO MARY SHELLEY] by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. 2018. PROMOTIONAL IMAGE*

TO SEE BEYOND [TRIBUTE TO MARY SHELLEY] BY THE DnA FACTORY MRSS CONSTRUCTED FROM SALVAGED MATERIALS, FOUND OBJECTS, UNRELATED PARTS BOLTED TOGETHER, ECHOING THEMES IN MARY SHELLEY’S MOST FAMOUS NOVEL, FRANKENSTEIN. A STORY UNFOLDS THROUGH A SERIES OF SYMBOLS, STARTING WITH THE ALCHEMICAL, THE GOLDEN HEAD REPRESENTING IMAGINATION, CREATIVITY AND POSSIBILITY, TRAVELLING THROUGH ELEMENTS OF SOCIETY AND EXPECTATION TOWARDS THE KEY TO GROWTH AND ENLIGHTENMENT.


2016 – THE GREEN PARTY AUCTION – GREEN VOICES

HOPE SPRINGS by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. C-Type of Original Photomontage. 2016. An exclusive print auctioned in support of The Green Party.


2016 – DOT TO DOT

DOT TO DOT DESIGN by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. 2016

FUNKY PROMOTIONAL THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF LONDON FOR THE DIGITAL DOMAIN .LONDON


2014 – 10 X 10 FOR ARTICLE 25

TIME COLLIDE by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. C-Type of Photomontage/Collage. 80 x 80 cm. 2014. 1/1

 
THE FIRST OF THREE CHARITY AUCTIONS CONTRIBUTED TO BY THE DnA FACTORY MRSS, ALSO CONTRIBUTING WORK IN 2015 & 2016 IN SUPPORT OF THE 10 X 10 INITIATIVE TO ASSIST ARTICLE 25 IN IMPLEMENTING HEALTH PROJECTS FOCUSED ON IMPROVING WATER AND SANITATION FACILITIES AND BUILDING SPECIALISED MEDICAL CENTRES IN HAITI, MOROCCO AND MYANMAR (BURMA), AS WELL AS A NORTH LONDON YOUTH SPORTS FACILITY. A CELEBRITY AUCTION WAS HELD AT THE SHARD.


2013 – THE PUNK ARMY DESIGN FOR UNDERGROUND SHOES

THE PUNK ARMY DESIGN FOR UNDERGROUND by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. 2013

A FUN COMMISSION FOR A GROUP OF ARTISTS TO DESIGN A POSABLE MANNEQUIN FOR THE EXTREMELY COOL UNDERGROUND SHOES FLAGSHIP STORE IN LONDON.


2013 – PLATFORM 6 CHARITY AUCTION FOR STONEWALL

HEART & SOLE by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. Modified Stan Smith Adidas Trainers, Sculpted, Poured & Cast Resin, Wood, Gold Plated Barbed Wire, Bullet Casings, Paint, Lacquer. 2013. 1/1

THE DnA FACTORY MRSS WERE INVITED TO EXHIBIT IN THE AMAZING PLATFORM 6 EXHIBITION CREATED BY JAMES TAILOR AND HELD AT THE BARGEHOUSE BEHIND THE OXO TOWER. THE EXHIBITION ALSO INCLUDED A CHARITY AUCTION IN SUPPORT OF STONEWALL WITH THE CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS AND A CLUTCH OF CELEBRITIES MODIFYING A PAIR OF CLASSIC STAN SMITH ADIDAS TRAINERS, CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDED KATE MOSS, NAOMI CAMPBELL, SIR ELTON JOHN, WILLIAM BAKER, ROLINA BLOK, RYAN CALLAHAN, KYLE MINOGUE, LEWIS BURTON, SHARLEEN SPITERI, LAYLA LYONS, JUDY BLAME, BOY GEORGE, VICTOR IVANOV, THE CHAPMAN BROTHERS, JAMES TAILOR & CARL HOPGOOD.


2012 – THE POETRY OF LIFE FOR CHILDLINE

THE POETRY OF LIFE by DnA FACTORY MRSS. 2012

THE DnA FACTORY MRSS WERE INVITED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE BT/CHILDLINE CHARITY EVENT ARTBOX, WITH ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS RE-IMAGINING THE WORLD RENOWNED RED TELEPHONE BOX DESIGNED IN 1936 BY GILBERT SCOTT.

‘THE POETRY OF LIFE’ TOOK UP RESIDENCE IN OLD SPITALFIELDS MARKET AND WAS LATER AUCTIONED, ALONG WITH A SELECTION OF 25, AT A GALA EVENT HELD AT THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY. CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDED DUGGIE FIELDS, KEITH TYSON, DAVID MACH, ZAHA HADID, ZANDRA RHODES, GILES DEACON & PHILIP TREACEY.


2011 – BRONZE FOUNTAIN COMMISSION

A QUESTION OF BALANCE. THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. Bronze. 80 x 50 x 50 cm. 2011. 1/1

A PRIVATE COMMISSION GENERATED BY THE RESIN SCULPTURE A QUESTION OF BALANCE, TIMING & TRUST. THE RESULT, A RATHER CHEEKY BRONZE FOUNTAIN, BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED, WITH TWO DELICATELY PLACED ADJUSTABLE SPOUTS. PHOTOGRAPH : COURTESY OF THE CLIENT.


2010 – THE DNA FACTORY & THE NEW ENGLISH

THE DNA FACTORY MRSS & THE NEW ENGLISH. Hand Finished Bone China, 24 Carat Gold. 2010. Limited Edition.

A LIMITED EDITION TEACUP & SAUCER, TEAPOT AND DURHAM VASE PRODUCED IN COLLABORATION WITH THE NEW ENGLISH, DESIGNED BY THE DnA FACTORY MRSS, FEATURING VERSIONS OF WORK FROM THE GILDED CAGE COLLECTION. HAND FINISHED BONE CHINA WITH 24 CARAT GOLD HANDLE AND RIM. EACH NUMBERED AND SOLD IN PRESENTATION BOX.


2002 – MILK MA[I]DE FOR CHILDLINE

MILK MA[I]DE by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS [Life-size Fibre Glass Cow, Modified Mannequin, Cowboy Hat, Rubber Duck, Sculpted Foam, Resin, Glitter, Cellulose Paint, Lacquer. 200 x 260 x 150 cm. 2002. 1/1

THE DnA FACTORY MRSS CONTRIBUTED TO THE CHARITY EVENT, LONDON COW PARADE. MILK MA(I)DE WAS PLACED IN PRIME SITE AT THE ROYAL EXCHANGE, JUST OUTSIDE TIFFANY’S, WENT ON TO FEATURE IN THE TELEGRAPH AND HELLO, WAS VOTED ‘BEST IN SHOW’ AND INCLUDED IN THE SELECTION AUCTIONED AT SOTHEBY’S OLYMPIA, RUMOURED TO HAVE BEEN BOUGHT BY MADONNA, MILK MA(I)DE RAISED A CONSIDERABLE SUM FOR THE CHARITIES CHILDLINE AND THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL BENEVOLENT INSTITUTION. THE SUBSEQUENT COMMEMORATIVE FIGURINE ‘THIS VERY RISKE BOVINE HAS A TATTOO ON HER ARM AND FEATURES A NAUGHTY LITTLE WINK. BRITISH LIBERALISM ON SEXUALITY AT ITS FINEST!’ WAS ON THE BEST SELLER LIST FOR COW PARADE COLLECTORS AND ENTHUSIASTS.


2001 – HARVEY NICHOLS

HARVEY NICHOLS INSTALLATION by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. 2001

HARVEY NICHOLS INSTALLATION by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. 2001

THE DnA FACTORY MRSS ARE TO THIS DAY, ONE OF THE FEW ARTISTS GIVEN THE FREEDOM TO DESIGN, BUILD & INSTALL THE ENTIRE RUN [13] OF HARVEY NICHOLS’ WINDOWS AT THEIR FLAGSHIP KNIGHTSBRIDGE STORE.
THE RESULTING INSTALLATION OF TORNADOES OF CHINA, GLASSWARE, CUTLERY, FRUIT TOPPED WITH HUGE CAKES, NEON SYMBOLS & STROBES PLACED THIS IN THE TOP 5 DISPLAYS OF THE YEAR. THE INSTALLATION FEATURED IN THE FACE & BOY GEORGE PERFORMED WITHIN THE WINDOWS.
NEON VIZORS & INSANE MILLINERY WERE ALSO DESIGNED BY THE THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. THIS SCHEME PROVED HUGELY INFLUENTIAL OVER THE NEXT FEW YEARS WITH DESIGNERS IN MANY FIELDS ADOPTING ELEMENTS OF THE IMAGERY.
A CELEBRATION OF 10 YEARS OF FOOD & FASHION, THE FASHION BY MARC JACOBS.


2001 – TONY BLAIR MARIONETTE

2001 – INDUSTRY STANDARD. Tony Blair Marionette Cover by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. 2001


2000 – THE DOLLY PARTON SHRINE FOR GRANADA TELEVISION

THE DOLLY PARTON SHRINE by THE DnA FACTORY MRSS. Wood, Dansette Record Player, 45RPM Single – Dolly Parton ‘Jolene’, 3 x 360 Motors, Wig Block, Wig, Cowboy Boots, Artificial Flowers, Fabrics, Glitter, Dolls, Artificial Birds, Mirror Balls, Paper Collage, Fur, Flasher Unit, Turbo Lights. 170 x 80 x 70 cm. 2000. 1/1

CREATED FOR THE GRANADA TV PILOT, ‘HAVING IT OFF’. THE DOLLY PARTON SHRINE WAS APPLAUDED BY THE STUDIO AUDIENCE FOR ITS ALL SINGING, ALL DANCING SHOWMANSHIP AND WAS BRIEFLY AT THE CENTRE OF A FURORE OVER AN UNEXPECTED STUDIO FIRE, NEEDLESS TO SAY THE SHRINE WAS NOT THE CAUSE!


1997- STARBURST CAMPAIGN & FRANTIC ASSEMBLY TOUR POSTER

1997 – STARBURST Campaign [Poster & Billboard] by THE DnA FACTORY & FRANTIC ASSEMBLY [Tour Poster] by THE DnA FACTORY. 1997