Heather Phillipson (b. 1978, London, England) creates multi-sensory environments through layers of sculpture, video, text, and live voiceovers, weaving her audience through ideas and narratives that splinter and evolve in their unfolding.
Both an artist and a published poet, Phillipson’s work has been exhibited widely, at institutions including Whitechapel Gallery, London (2015); OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shanghai (2015); Serpentine Gallery, London (2015); Tate Britain, London (2014); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2014); Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2014); and Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (2012) among many others.
Image credit: Heather Phillipson, ub-fusc love-feast installation, 2014, Dundee Contemporary Arts, UK; photo by Ruth Clark, courtesy of the artist. Heather Phillipson, yes, surprising is existence in the post-vegetal cosmorama installation, 2013, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, UK; photo by Colin Davidson, courtesy of the artist.