Paul Nicholson's work is concerned with the urban landscape. Dumpsters and refuse are the starting point from which he finds his materials and inspiration. Hard rubbish is a consumerist graveyard of old ideals, the resting place of technologies superseded by bigger, smaller and faster. Nicholson rescues these objects from their obsolescence and give them a new life, function and context by reinterpreting this technological waste through sculpture and animation. Obsolescence is a relative, not absolute term, in a world dominated by technology.
Paul Nicholson's work for PHM reinterprets technological waste through animating sculpture. He personalises the inanimate and questions the obsolescence of the objects he salvages from the consumerist graveyards of suburban nature strips; thus proving "Obsolescence" is a relative, not absolute term, in a world dominated by technology