Mr Democracy

A written constitution for the UK (made in China)

  • Welcome to Mr Democracy, the story of a British artist who set off to get a written constitution for the UK made.
    Understanding the changing balance of power in the world, and with a nod to Britain’s ‘democratic’ ventures across the world, he chose to get it written in China, and ship it back to the UK.
    Read more under 'about' and in the many blog entries.


Many thanks go to the follow people and organisations who contributed time, money and efforts to realise Mr Democracy and to bring The New Constitution home.

Arts Council England North West

The Royal Standard, Liverpool

The British Council (particularly Jim Hollington in Guangzhou, South China)

Sven Iversen at Culturia studio program, Berlin

Pauline Doutreluingne, Curator, Berlin/Beijing

Simon Kirby and Vernisa Yang at SKAculture, Shanghai

Hu Chan, Li Fang Feng, Lu Yue Hua and Gracie Ge from East China University of Polics and Law in Shanghai

Tom Shi, Designer, Gaungzhou

Sarah Yin Liu and Jackon Li Yao from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangdong Province

Hamilton Gross, Software Engineer, Berlin

Caspar Below, New Media Consultant at rhiza , London

Many friends and family who spent hours talking over every aspect of the project. Thank you all so much.

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