Heather Phillipson

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    Heather Phillipson, ENDING ALL PARTIES / EXCEPT THE PARTY / WHERE U MEET YOUR OWN BRAIN, 2017 digital drawing, with digital print, marker pen, emulsion paint and gaffer tape photograph by Dan Weill

Heather Phillipson (b. 1978 London, UK) lives and works in London, UK. Studied at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK (2001); PhD at Central St Martins College of Arts and Design, London (2004); and Middlesex University, UK (2008). Phillipson works across video, sculpture, music, drawing and poetry. She is an award-winning poet and has published three volumes of poetry. She was named a Next Generation Poet (2014), received Poetry magazine's Friends of Literature prize (2016), and writes a regular column for ArtReview magazine. She also received the Film London Jarman Award (2016). Select solo projects include the Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square (2020); an online commission for Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2018); a sculptural commission for Art on the Underground's flagship site at Gloucester Road, London (2018); a major solo exhibition at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead (2018); Screens Series, New Museum, New York (2016); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2016); Frieze Projects New York (2016); 32nd São Paolo Biennale, Brazil (2016); Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (2015); the 14th Istanbul Biennial (2015); and Performa New York (2015). 

Last updated: 11.07.2017

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