Chris Michael is an artist, researcher & lecturer living & working in London, UK.

This Isn't A Movie, It's Just California
HD digital video, sound, 38 mins [2020]

An analysis of the 1993 film Last Action Hero and the deeper ramifications one brilliantly crafted scene has on the rest of the movie and the wider postmodern Hollywood sphere.

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In Your Room
HD digital video, sound, 6 mins [2019]

⌁ Includes a poem written by the ghost of Lukas Wainman, feat. in The Vertical Plane by Ken Webster ⌁

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Signing On, Signing Off
HD digital video, sound, 19 mins [2019]

Fanaticism, transformation & desire.

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Image Dump
HD looped portrait digital slideshow, ~7 mins [2017-ongoing]

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Waves
Looped HD digital video, 10 mins [2017]

Background for a performance.

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Three Miles Up
Video, sound, 1 min [2017]

A lone walker in the English countryside has an eerie encounter across a body of water.

⌁ Footage from the 1995 anthology TV series Ghosts.

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Job Centre Plus
HD digital video, sound, 4 mins [2014]

Shot on location at the former Basildon Job Centre, now private residential appartments.

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M25
Hi-8 video transferred to digital, sound, 3 mins [2013]

An underpass along the eastern-section of the M25, the concrete circle marks the end of London. The edge of the city, the beginning of the country.

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Strat
HD digital video, 14 mins [2014]

Shot on location the Stratford Centre, London.

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Hold Me In Your Arms Again
HD digital video, sound, 8 mins [2013]

Hold me in your arms again
Strangers down a lonely lane
No more lonely nights on the way of no return
Play me the bolero


Boarding Action
HD digital video, sound, 6 mins [2013]

An Arts Council England proposal for a Local Area Network (LAN) party.

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Everything Everything Will Be Alright Alright
VHS video transferred to digital, sound, 6 mins [2012]

A party on the fringes of the city, deep in suburbia.

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Behind The Scenes
Video, 1 min [2012]

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Special Features
HD digital video, sound, 40 mins [2012]


Exchange Values
Looped HD digital video, 5 mins [2011]

Background for a performance.


Crysis Mass Physics Ultimate
VHS video transferred to digital, sound, 2 mins [2011]

A trailer.

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NYC
Digital video, sound, 2 mins [2010]


The Event Horizon
DVD video transferred to digital file, 5 mins [2009]

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Courage
Digital video, sound, 1 min [2009]

Just do it ✓