Gabrielle Hoad

A selection of work for sale that includes original drawings and prints, digital prints and artist publications. All relate to works featured elsewhere on this website. To find out more and/or to purchase any of these items, please click on Buy now and complete the enquiry form.

Salt cat (keeps them at home) | 2021

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Hand-pulled three-colour screen print on Fabriano 300gsm paper, 49cm x 36cm, edition of 30 individually signed and numbered

£60.00 including UK postage and packing

This screen print draws on a site-specific installation created with Megan Calver for Open-Up at Hestercombe Gardens 2020-21. Salt-cat was a type of cake made by pigeon breeders to entice their birds to stay or return home. The installation included 16 fragments of text relating to this historic practice, three of which are included in this print. The edition was printed by George Barron at Double Elephant Print Workshop in Exeter.

Solid Air: Two birds, 153 seconds | 2017

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Edition of 5 | STL file and authentication certificate

£60.00 including UK postage and packing

3D model mapping highly detailed co-ordinates gathered by free-flying birds. Each work can be made and destroyed again multiple times, in any material and at any scale, but the only authentic manifestation is accompanied by the certificate. Image shows a physical model of the file printed in laser-sintered nylon (not included as part of sale).

Solid Air: Five birds, 74 seconds | 2017

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Edition of 5 | STL file and authentication certificate

£60.00 including UK postage and packing

3D model mapping highly detailed co-ordinates gathered by free-flying birds. Each work can be made and destroyed again multiple times, in any material and at any scale, but the only authentic manifestation is accompanied by the certificate. Image shows a physical model of the file printed in laser-sintered nylon (not included as part of sale).

Solid Air: Six birds, 38 seconds | 2017

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Edition of 5 | STL file and authentication certificate

£60.00 including UK postage and packing

3D model mapping highly detailed co-ordinates gathered by free-flying birds. Each work can be made and destroyed again multiple times, in any material and at any scale, but the only authentic manifestation is accompanied by the certificate. Image shows a physical model of the file printed in laser-sintered nylon (not included as part of sale).

The Geometry of Air (Working drawing #1 - 15RE7C21) | 2012

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Digital print on Epson heavyweight matte paper 42cm x 29.7cm

£25.00 unframed including UK postage and packing

Representation of GPS readings taken during a glider flight.

The Geometry of Air (Working drawing #2 - 147E7C21) | 2012

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Digital print on Epson heavyweight matte paper 42cm x 29.7cm

£25.00 unframed including UK postage and packing

Representation of GPS readings taken during a glider flight.

The Luminous Envelope | 2015

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Set of 3 full colour digital prints on Epson heavyweight matte paper, each 29.7cm x 42cm

£45.00 unframed including UK postage and packing

A photographic series made in response to Fresnel's Wave Surface, one of a collection of 19th century teaching aids, which rendered mathematical equations as plaster models. The original model refers to the propagation of light in an optically biaxial crystal, and represents a wavefront as a solid object. The photographs make use of polarisation to dissolve solid objects into zones of light.

pigeon steps | 2019

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8-page digital publication 7.4cm x 10.5 cm

£2.00 including UK postage and packing

An illustrated score investigating the walking movements of feral pigeons. First presented with Megan Calver at 'Walking's New Movements', University of Plymouth 1-3 November 2019.

Fatal exchanges | 2017

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12-page digital publication 10.5cm x 14.8cm

£4.00 including UK postage and packing

This publication accompanied a site-responsive installation made with Megan Calver for 'Prospect' on the Cotley Estate. Drawing inspiration from a text Murder in the Kitchen by Alice B Toklas, the work examines a network of deaths resulting from instinct, accident, pleasure and necessity. Its starting point was an event in 1832 when the hounds of the Cotley Hunt were struck by the rabies virus and the Master of the Hunt had to shoot all but one of them.

Interloper | 2014

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12-page digital publication 9.7cm x 12.5cm

£3.00 including UK postage and packing

Based on the common horticultural practice of bud-grafting, Interloper examines the perceived divide between natural and cultural, traditional and technological through images of human/plant conjunctions. Made for 'breaking of tulips' at Oxford Botanical Garden.