See the bigger picture
Touch the past
Live immersive experiences
What will you Learn?
See into the past
Touch your creativity
Live it!
Learn in new ways
See the possibilities
In Touch with your imagination
Live and breathe art
Learn from the past
See something amazing
Touch real artefacts 
Live through the past
Learn something new
See Science in action
Touch Lives
Live new experiences
Inspired to Learn

Phil Coy Offshore Studio workshop LIMITED EDITION!

952x341_tiles3 (1)

 Phil Coy Offshore Studio workshop LIMITED EDITION! (Full day experience 10.00am – 2.30pm)

Available: 19th June & 21st June

A very special opportunity has come up for schools to work with an artist whose work is on display as part of the exciting new exhibition ‘Offshore’

In this workshop, children will learn from the artist himself about his process and what inspires his work before learning how to create their own artistic animations!

How to book

To find out more please call Heritage Learning on 01482 318733 or email us

at heritagelearning@hcandl.co.uk

 About the Artist

Much of the filming for Phil Coy’s new video commission Avoiding Green took place in Hull and Scarborough. The work explores a hitherto little known history of a small, but global, army of knitters, both at sea and onshore. The work explores the relationship between these largely overlooked cogs in the global economy, and evokes the sea from their wildly different perspectives. Avoiding Green focuses particularly on the Gansey, as a specialized working garment worn by seafarers from around the coastal towns of England, Scotland and Holland.

Commissioned for Offshore by Invisible Dust in partnership with Hull Culture and Leisure with thanks to Dr Magnus Johnson, Centre for Environmental and Marine Sciences, University of Hull

Phil Coy is currently Leverhulme Artist in Residence at RAL Space – The UK’s centre for Space Science and Satellite Observation.

Phil’s work explores the languages, materiality and histories of representation often feeding back the structural processes involved in making work into its presentation. His methodology incorporates a wide range of media, including single screen film, video installation, horticulture, pilgrimages, public consultation, archive materials, embedded architectural installation, photography, sound, generative performance, readings, print, self publishing and text works.

Recent exhibitions include Green Ray, Wilkinson Gallery, London (2016), Being Boring, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (2016); nothing is as dark as the memory of darkness, Eastside Projects, Birmingham (2016) and a new permanent public commission for Caledonian Road, London (2016). Focal Point Gallery, Southend (2015); and screenings: Alchemy Film Festival, Scotland (2016), Swedenborg Film Festival (2016); 59th BFI London Film Festival (2015), He is currently Leverhulme Artist in Residence at RAL Space – The UK’s centre for Space Science and Satellite Observation.

Get in touch

01482 318 733
heritagelearning@hcandl.co.uk
Heritage Learning is an independent self-funding organisation operating on a not-for-profit basis.