Sex toys are seducing the high street. Fifty Shades is dominating the bestseller lists. Britain has truly pried apart the thighs of oppression and entered a brave new kinky world... or has it? Underneath the covers of our new-found liberation, politics is flirting outrageously with our right to a private life.
Somewhere out there in the future a woman called Emma and a sentient vacuum cleaner called Hooverdroid have fallen in love. This future-queer love affair brings joy, heartache, hard-drive overload and internment… Against all the odds a biobot-hoover-baby is born. It's an absolute scandal.
The Turing archive, a treasure chest of histories, is being downsized; money is tight and space is precious. But what should be saved? And is it really worth saving anything anyway? Two colleagues risk discarding a few innocent looking documents and erasing a whole past. A mischievous piece about forgetting, activism and apathy.
Gavin Dobson is a London based illustrator. Initially training in Fine Art at Middlesex University, his artwork is inspired by a huge love of Graphic Novels and American comic books, in particular of the 1980’s.