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David Raymond Conroy — Hauling/It’s not the past but the future that determines the present
 
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Hauling/It’s not the past but the future that determines the present is a looped video work with a separate audio track. Normally displayed with distressed jeans and alcohol free lager, the work takes the form of a monologue talking on the effects of accessibility to information online and the culture that it develops while images culled from style blogs scroll back and forth seemingly endlessly.

As part of a series of events at Grand Union, Birmingham, ‘Virtual Space/Digital Trace’ brought together work by artists Ed Atkins, Mark Titchner, Richard Healy, Tim Dixon, Tom Badley and William Rounce. This video can be considered in relation to the following: distribution, lecture / talk, narration, reflexivity, social space, sound, the internet and virtual space.