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The Locker contains items belonging to or used by Dion during the course of the Tate Thames Dig, including his orange boiler suit, site jacket and white lab coat. The robust utilitarian character of the locker contrasts with the crafted finish of the cabinet. The inclusion of two dustbins filled with materials (and labelled ‘Millbank’ and ‘Bankside’) raises questions about the way we categorise objects into those we value and those we cast aside as waste.

May 2003