Audio essay read in several parts by friends and family

Lionel Dobie Project, Manchester, 2013

Toby Huddlestone’s AUTO-ARCHIVE focused on shifting the archive from a post-event based medium, to a structure that predicted and predetermined the outcome of a project. The ‘archival’ is continually re-used by artists in order to apply, re-apply, present and frame older work in order to try contextualise their practice and gain opportunities: learning what has gone before in order to generate what will come (futurism).