Preparations for an Imaginary Conflict

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Preparations for an Imaginary conflict is a multichannel sound installation which was originally commissioned for “Staging Disorder”, an exhibition which considered the relationship between photography, sound art and modern conflict. Using recorded material UK public information media, oral history, archival news, texts and specific geographical sites, the work examines the rhetoric of war which has been used by successive generations of politicians to prepare the public for a possible attack or to build up the idea of the hostile ‘other’ in a number of real and fictional situations.