Compulsory Obsolescence

A series of illustrations by Michael Landy created during the documentation process leading up to Break Down (2001).


Image: Black and white illustration by Michael Landy documenting a selection of the possessions he subsequently destroyed in Break Down. Items include the contents of his bedsit, electrical goods and Saab (2001).


Image: Black and white illustration by Michael Landy of ephemera relating to Break Down including newspaper cuttings, a letter from his mother and his passport.


Image: Black and white illustration by Michael Landy documenting the planning of Break Down, including the subsequent destruction of his Saab.