Troubled Sites focuses on analysing spaces throughout London, which were targeted as a part of the Provisional Irish Republican Army’s guerrilla terrorist campaign. Revealing bomb sites within their surroundings, Troubled Sites helps to place the landscape between normality and conflict. This gap is investigated through the social, political and historical tensions hidden in the psychology of these sites, and how they serve to present the space not only as a theatre for terrorism, but also as a space within the ordinary.

26 April 1996: Two bombs containing 14kg of semtex explosive were placed by the IRA underneath Hammersmith Bridge, but failed to properly detonate.
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23 August 1973: A 3lb bomb was found in an abandoned bag in the Baker Street station ticket hall. The bomb was defused. A week later another bomb was found by a member of staff at the same station and was also defused.
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21 December 1974: A bomb was defused in Harrods department store in Knightsbridge, London.
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6-12 December 1975: Four IRA men were chased into 22b Balcombe Street after firing gunshots through a restaurant window in Mayfair. The four men held the flat owners hostage for 6 days, until finally surrendering.
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13 February 1976: A 30-pound (14 kg) bomb was found in a small case at Oxford Circus station and was defused.
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15 November 1989: A device made of plastic explosive was discovered and defused in Kelso Place, Kensington. The device was left underneath a Mercedes parked nearby the home of Lieutenant-General Sir David Ramsbotham
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30 January 1992: An incendiary device was found at Elephant and Castle Underground Depot, London.
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16 November 1992: A device was found in van in Collingwood Street, Bethnal Green, E1 and made safe.
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