Benedict Phillips - Following Footsteps

Benedict Laurence Phillips returns to Cheltenham, the town of his birth, to be artist-in-residence at Meantime project-space from 7th to 13th July 2008.

Following Footsteps will be a live research project, the motivation for this return 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.

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.


MEANTIME is a cross-discipline arts platform for the production and presentation of new work, dialogue and exchange, supported by Arts Council England (South West), Arts Development and the Virtual Arts Centre at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, the University of Gloucestershire, and ALIAS.
Benedict Phillips - Following Footsteps


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