Tickets. Instructions, receipts, access, confirmation, catalogue... functional dockets that reflect our obsession with order and ownership. Some have a beautiful, pragmatic simplicity, the information delivered on recycled, blockprinted paper, while others hold promise of the purpose for which they were obtained - a journey, a film, a sports match, a game of chance. And others still find their way into our lives as a product of the process that puts the goods they accompany into our homes, and when we find them their usefulness is long since passed: Inspected by, Keep flat, Batch number...

I have been picking up these little poems, clues, cryptic messages, declarations, reminders,and orders for years. I keep them in a tin marked "Gloves", and here is a sample. Click at left to view the tickets.