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BENEDICT PHILLIPS Residency

7 Jul 2008 – 13 Jul 2008

Cheltenham, United Kingdom

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Following Footsteps

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Following Footsteps will be a live research project, the motivation for this return to the town of Benedict's birth being the opportunity to investigate the landscape of his family history. Specifically this will be an opportunity to revisit the spaces once inhabited by his grandfather Laurence A. Hislam (1909-1966, pacifist, political activist and artisan), using news clippings, family stories and local research to navigate the town. A presentation of the project will take place on Friday 11th July at 6.30 — 8.30pm. All welcome. Further information can be found at www.meantime.org.uk and www.thebenedict.net Benedict Laurence Phillips is an artist, writer and curator based in the UK. His work is site-specific and conceptually-based, resulting in photography, performance, installation, text-works and public art. Much of his work investigates and reacts to the people he meets and places in which he finds himself. Benedict's work can be found in the collections of the Tate Gallery and the V&A, and he has worked as a consultant for organisations such as Arts Council England and Yorkshire Forward.

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