Heather Phillipson

Born in London, 1978 and lives in lundon, UK

Heather Phillipson works across video, sculpture, drawing, music, text and live events. In 2016, Phillipson will present solo projects at Whitechapel Gallery London, Images Festival Toronto, Frieze Projects New York and the 32nd Sao Paolo Biennale. Recent solo exhibitions include: Schirn Frankfurt; the Istanbul Biennial; Performa New York; Sheffield Doc/Fest (with Serpentine Galleries); Opening Times (; Bunker259, New York; Dundee Contemporary Arts; Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead; and a video commission for Random Acts, Channel 4 television. Recent events include: Assembly, Tate Britain; the flavour of cooling enormities, Serpentine Gallery; Nuovo Monde, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, and BOG-STANDARD REFRESHER, a live music event at the ICA, London. Phillipson is also an award-winning poet and has published three collections of poetry: a pamphlet with Faber & Faber in 2009; NOT AN ESSAY (Penned in the Margins, 2012); and Instant-flex 718 (Bloodaxe, 2013), which was shortlisted for the 2013 Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize and the Michael Murphy Memorial Prize. She was named a Next Generation Poet in 2014 and was Writer in Residence at the Whitechapel Gallery in 2015. Her work is held in a number of public and private collections.

Heather Phillipson. Rupture No 1: Blowtorching The Bitten Peach
An immersive and multilayered installation transforming the spaces of Tate Britain
23 Mar 2021 - 23 Jan 2022
Tate Britain
Garden of Earthly Delights
Gathering works from over 20 international artists using the space of the garden as a metaphor for the...
26 Jul 2019 - 01 Dec 2019
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