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ART REVIEW: Phil Collins - Can't Do Right For Doing Wrong

For those that don't know and until today I'd count myself as one of those people, Phil Collins is a Turner Prize nominated visual artist (not to be mistaken with the singer) who lives in Berlin.

I'd visited HOME last week to watch a film called Pin Cushion and whilst I was there I noticed that they also had a solo exhibition in their gallery space, by Phil Collins. Knowing nothing about him but intrigued by the concept of mixing digital and analogue technologies I decided to go along and find out more.

This was my first experience of the HOME gallery space and of Phil Collins' work. One of the first things that struck me as I walked in was his use of space. You're greeted by a large collage-like display that's the focal point of the entrance.


This gives way to a short corridor that feels claustrophobic and slightly unnerving. This leads to a row of self-contained booths that are transparent both for those outside the booths so you can watch those inside and on…

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