Tom the Hollow Man

This short documentary is an invisible middle age man called Tom. We tried to capture a raw insight of the highs and lows of being invisible. We were luck enough to document particular actions and traits of being invisible, such as the struggle of getting a job, to everyday actions like shopping when being invisible… […]

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The Hollow Man – Coat

Metal welding, a unique method of shaping materials and creating a sturdy structure to work from. We used this technique to shape a 1:1 scale frame of human shoulders. This gave the Hollow Man a sense of realism and 3D form.   Above, Jasper and ‘Tom’ are having a friendly chat outside New Cross Gate […]

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The Hollow Man – Glasses

This is the beginning of a weeks long project called ‘Tom the Hollow Man’. In a group of 5, working against time, recreated our own perception of an invisible man. Starting by making a frame for the glasses. Using a triangular design to hold the glasses with 3 points of contact, allowing the puppeteer to […]

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Phase 2 – Carpet & Curtains

I wanted to create as place where it completely ‘escapes’ the purpose of a space, in this case the bus stop. Measuring and cutting out light grey carpet, was one of the great idea to shape this area. The carpet installation really help to create a new and interesting atmosphere within such a weird unusual […]

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Phase 2 – Massage bed & Legs

The Previous massage bed was great, but it didn’t really work well with the surrounding space especially the colour and thin structure. Using the foam from inside an old sofa pillow, I cut three layers like a sponge cake. This will help with the shape and padding of the new bed. After cutting the foam […]

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Massage Lounge Bus Stop

Once I got to the location I had a tight time frame to get the structure up and running. I didn’t want to get caught, even though it wasn’t damaging the bus stop. I started by attaching the legs to the table and fixing it on top of the existing bench. Also putting up the […]

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Massage Table

This is the Massage table made from scratch. I started by cutting a head shape out the top ¬†of the table. Then with an old Yoga mat, I stretched it round the corners and sides of it and hammered pins into the material. Using spare timber, I cut them the height of the existing bus […]

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