Mike Clements

Artist’s Book, archival inks

 

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Imaginary new road signs that governments might have used to create public awareness of restrictions imposed during Covid-19 lockdown: circuit breaker; Covid-19 virus; and tiers.

 

The UK government was, we were told, led by the scientific evidence when deciding on the restrictions. So these road signs recall some of the best ideas of our doctors, scientists and epidemiologists.

 

This is a simple yet surprisingly complex structure for an artist’s book. Concertina books are commonplace but invariably irregula