The Troll Coprolite Archive is a scientific and artistic investigation into a troll coprolite found on the Scottish coast outside Aberdour in September 2011. Through thorough analyses an attempt to explain the inexplicable was made. The archive mirrors a time when early scientific research was based on a human desire to understand and control nature.
The archive consists of analyses based on the following measurements and studies: length, width, breadth, weight, radio activity; colour & texture, substance and food analyses; an extensive cultural-mythological analysis and a geological report. I have also performed a site map, drawings, photographs, rubbings, mono prints and video documentation of the site.
The archive was presented in an earlier version in a Victorian library, the Portico Library and Gallery, in Manchester (Curious Pursuits, 2012) and an excerpt was shown as a slide show at La Station in Nice (Sunshine & Precipitation/ De la pluie et du beau temps, 2012). The most complete display of the archive was exhibited at the Annuale in Edinburgh (Blue Box Room, 2012).