frances neil ( 1997) admin, rumour, portfolio 

 a collaboration with Laura Lord.

 as students on foundation we invented a fake student, Francis Neil, whom we enrolled and made work for, largely from the   discarded work of other students. 

 a full set of application and attendance admin was placed in official school files. 

 a complete portfolio, made in a day, was submitted for assessment. she scored very high marks. 

 we spread rumours about her suspension from the course. 

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 frances neil self-portrait   

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 frances neil enrolment form   

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 frances neil admin and documentation   

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 frances neil portfolio   

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 frances neil marking   

 frances neil (2018) cyranoid recording, facsimile admin and portfolio 

 on Frances Neil's 21st birthday she was exhibited as a faulty copy of herself. 

 the portfolio was reproduced in a day, as were the clearly reproduced documents. 

 after extensive interviews about what we each remembered, the misremembered parts were re-recorded using cyranoid   techniques with two non actors. The discussion was put sightly out of synch, resulting in a subtly stilted and false testimony.     

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