Heather Phillipson: TRUE TO SIZE

Image Credit: TRUE TO SIZE: part 3, installation sketch, Heather Phillipson, 2016. Both Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London, copyright the artist.

Plymouth Arts Centre, 38 Looe Street, Plymouth, PL4 0EB

01752 206114

Friday 24 June 2016 – Saturday 20 August 2016
Opening Hours: Tues - Fri 10am - 5.30pm, Sat 10am - 5pm. During August: Tue - Sat 1-pm


Preview and Heather Phillipson in conversation with Ben Borthwick, PAC Artistic Director
Preview: Thursday 23 June, 6 - 8pm

Heather Phillipson’s practice mixes images, noises, objects, languages and bodies. Her immersive works are flooded with cultural references and emotional responses, suggesting her close dialogue with ideas and materials. Language plays a fundamental role in Phillipson’s creative processes: in addition to being a celebrated artist she is also an award-winning poet.

Her commission for the Arts Council Collection’s 70th anniversary, TRUE TO SIZE, is a series of video, audio and sculptural works that present a sequence of post-human landscapes.

Preview: Thursday 23 June, 6 - 8pm

Heather Phillipson in conversation with Ben Borthwick, PAC Artistic Director: 7pm


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