Sam Collins joined Cape Farewell on the 2008 Disko Bay Expedition, visiting the spectacular Disko Bay area of West Greenland with over 40 international artists, journalists and scientists.
Sam Collins is an artist, designer and collaborator. He has exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions, and has in recent years concentrated on the design and production of large-scale art projects, and theatre.
He has worked with Artangel since 2002, working with artists such as Steve McQueen, Matthew Barney, Gregor Schneider, Kutlug Ataman, Paul Pfeiffer and Heiner Goebbels. As a Designer he has worked on a diverse range of projects with numerous artists and organisations including, LIFT, Homeworks (Beirut) and Cape Farewell.
In 2004 Sam began collaborating with Siobhan Davies Dance as Designer on Bird Song (2004/05), In Plain Clothes (2006) and Two Quartets (2007).
Recent design projects include Il Tempo Del Postino – Group Show, an Opera/Art Exhibition with curators Hans Ulrich Obrist and Philippe Parreno, as part of Manchester International Festival in July 2007, and Richard III – An Arab Tragedy, a contemporary Arabic production of Shakespeare, with Sulayman Al Bassam Theatre Company. Sam also designed Drifting + Tilting – the Songs of Scott Walker, a staged concert performed at the Barbican in November 2008.
A brand new installation opens by artist Marcus Coates.
Thurs 23 October, the opening of Manchester Science Festival 2014
Cape Farewell is looking for a new artist to engage with the Rural Artist Residencies Programme
Forcey's Tower will be unveiled on the 4th of October, in Sydling St. Nicholas
Deadline: 5 October 2014. An open call to Welsh based artists, for initial proposals for a multi-disciplined artwork to be sighted on the ground-breaking Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay. We are also inviting submissions from Swansea locals for proposals to enhance the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon area.
Join us at the Gustav Metzger - Facing Extinction Conference at UCA Farnham, 7-8 June.