Phil Coy was born in Gloucester. He grew up in the Forest of Dean, Birmingham and Norfolk. He graduated from the Slade School of Art in 2000. He lives and works in London and Kent.


>>> Caledonian Road public commission, Islington Council, TFL (Launches 2017)
>>> Leverhulme Artist in Residence, RAL Space (2016-17)

>>> Prairie lands of the sea. Phil Coy | Frances Scott, Whitechapel Gallery (2017)

>>> Offshore, Maritime Museum | Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (2017)
>>> A whole history of hollows and reliefs, Royal Observatory, Greenwich (2017)  

Recent solo exhibitions and screenings include:

59th BFI London Film Festival (2015), As far I know, Focal Point Gallery, Southend (2015), Moving Images, Siobhan Davies Studios (2013), Façade, Grimshaw Architects, London Festival of Architecture (2012), Façade, Whitechapel Gallery (2011), Loop, Barcelona (2011) Façade, South London Gallery (2010) An attempt to avoid the dissatisfaction that everything relevant will not be recorded, Volt/USF gallery, Bergen, Norway (2010). Wordland, a LUX Event at The Arcola Theatre, London, (2008). The Russian Club Gallery (with Yuko Shiraishi), London (2010). Wordland, Outpost, Norwich, (2008). Wordland, City Projects (2008).

Performances and readings include:

Production Take 1, Eastside Projects, Birmingham (2016). Devotion Gradient, Focal Point Gallery (2015). Krapps Shultz for 'Beckett and Byrne', Whitechapel Gallery (2013); Krapps Shultz, Whitstable Biennale (2012). Ode HB710 at Wysing Arts Centre (2012). Adaptive reuse and exfiltration at Whitechapel Gallery (2010). Where petty theft sleeps for 'A theatre to address' at Arnolfini, (2010). The Lambeth Lecture; Dan Graham's pavilion at Hayward Gallery (2006).

Group shows and screenings include:

Being Boring, curated by Gemma Lloyd & Gareth Bell-Jones, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik (2016). The Green Ray, curated by Andrew Hunt, Wilkinson Gallery(2016). Graphic Interface Format, Focal Point Gallery (2015). Aldeburg Music festival (2013). Recollect, Wysing Arts Centre (2012). Artprojx Cinema, New York (2011). Film and Video, The Russian Club, London (2010). Real Estate, Institute of Contemporary Art, (2006). Incommunicado, Hayward Gallery Touring Show; Cornerhouse, Manchester (2004).

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