Susan Philipsz

Parc de l’Artillerie composante du lieu historique national des Fortifications-de-Québec

 

Lowlands is a sound work that resonates inits outdoor location.  The artist interprets a Scottish sea shanty that recounts the tragic farewells caused by a drowning or departure.

 

 

Susan Philipsz

(Scotland, Germany)

Susan Philipsz was born in 1965 in Glasgow, Scotland. She has a Fine Art BA from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art (1993) and an MFA from Ulster University (1994). In the years since, she has had solo shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Tate Britain (London), MoMA PS1 (New York) and Documenta 13 (Kassel). In 2010, she was awarded the Turner Prize. Her work is part of the permanent collection at the Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh), the Castello di Rivoli, and the Fundació Joan Miró. She lives in Berlin and is represented by the Tanya Bonakdar Gallery (New York).

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Parc de l’Artillerie composante du lieu historique national des Fortifications-de-Québec

 

➤ Do not try to see this prestigious Turner Prize-winning work, just listen and pay close attention!