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Jamie Shovlin — Hiker Meat
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Shown as a trailer for his extensive Hiker Meat project, Shovlin’s video is made up of fragments taken from thriller and horror movies. The whole project is comprised of over a thousand clips of found footage and explores the control a director or artist has over their works intended message and its actual dissemination.

As part of a series of events at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, ‘Admitting The Flats’ brought together work by artists Alia Pathan, George Barber, Ivan Argote, Rachel Pimm, Rachel Reupke, Stuart Croft and Tom Smith. This video can be considered in relation to the following: cinema, fiction, fourth wall, gore, Hollywood and horror.