• Phil Collins

    Temple Bar Gallery + Studios / Meeting House Square / Kerlin Gallery

    These three separate presentations were dispatches from an artist on the move. Currently based at P.S. in New York, the English-born Collins has lived and worked in Belfast for some years while spending increasing amounts of time in various parts of the former Yugoslavia. Mislim Ne Znam (I mean I don’t know), 2002, a twenty-three-minute video shown at Meeting House Square, opens with Collins in a Belgrade barbershop warily scrutinizing his new haircut and cheekily asking, “Does it make me look more srpski?” This sets up a collection of informal interviews with a number of young Serbs on a range

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