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This publication is a result of five week’s intense work at Spode Factory, Stoke on Trent, UK, between September 2012 and November 2013, where Traci Kelly and Rita Marhaug produced visual commentary on the experience through a performative methodology. Themes running through the work relate to the site: the current factory ruin and the past production of ceramics. The artists worked with specific historical material, in order to bring to light more universal and existential motifs through live performance, performance for video and photographic tableaux. During these weeks, Bjarte Bjørkum’s role in both the documentation and production of KELLY|MARHAUG’s live work and photo-video work was of central importance. He closely followed their processes, gaining an overview of the results—from the first to the last residency at Spode…[https://issuu.com/janesverdrupsen/docs/appalling_manners_webpublication]