Thursday, 27 September 2007

A Humument in Edinburgh

Tom Phillips treated Victorian Novel A Humument, a work in progress since 1966, is the subject of an exhibition at the Keillor Library at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh. The exhibition opens on 6th October 2007 and runs until 6th January 2008. There will be an accompanying booklet with texts by Tom Phillips, Graham Rawle and Clive Phillpot and on Saturday 6th October Tom Phillips will talk about his work in conversation with Graham Rawle at the gallery.

Tom Phillips in conversation at London Artists Book Fair 2007

This year the London Artists Book Fair takes place at the ICA from the 23rd to 25th November. On Saturday 24th November at 2.30pm in Cinema 2, Tom Phillips will be in conversation with Hansjorg Mayer, the publisher of A Humument with an accompanying exhibition. For more information visit the LAB website

Monday, 10 September 2007

Tom Phillips at Flowers New York

The opening party for Tom Phillips new exhibition, WORD;IMAGE;ORNAMENT, takes place on 23rd October 2007 at Flowers, 2nd Floor, 1000 Madison Avenue, New York 10075. The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 6pm.

Heart of Darkness

Tom Phillips returns to the Institute for Advanced Study this Autumn and during his visit there will be two workshop performances of Heart of Darkness, a chamber opera of the Joseph Conrad novella composed by Tarik O'Regan to a libretto by TP.
The first on 9th November 8pm at the Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton is a concert reading of scenes with Tarik O'Regan and TP in association with American Opera Projects. The performance is open to the public and tickets are free, but they should be reserved in advance. To request tickets or for further information about this event, please call (609) 734-8175 or visit the IAS website
The second concert reading will be on 11th November at American Opera Projects South Oxford Space, 138 S. Oxford Street, Brooklyn, New York, where Tarik O’Regan and Tom Phillips will take part in a panel discussion about the piece. For further information and to view an extract visit the Opera Projects website
On the 5th November there will be a party at the Flowers gallery in New York for friends and patrons of American Opera Projects.
There are plans for a further perfomance in London next Spring in association with the Genesis Foundation.