Local History by Patrick Coyle
Wednesday 15th August 2018
Recent Activity, 80-82 Floodgate Street, B5 5SR
In this new performance by Patrick Coyle, the artist leads a walking tour of several sites in the area surrounding Recent Activity. He chose not to visit the project space in advance, but rather to plan his tour over the internet, and will not see the sites until the day of the performance.
Please meet at Recent Activity at 7.30pm. The performance begins at 8pm and will last around 45 minutes.
Patrick Coyle (b.1983, Hull) expands on personal anecdotes and encounters through performance, writing and installation. His performances often take the form of semi-improvised guided tours, poetry readings and songs. Coyle completed MFA Art Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London (2010) and BA Fine Art at Byam Shaw, University of the Arts London (2005). He recently delivered performances at T? Pawb, Wrexham; Haltemprice Leisure Centre, Hull; 53 Beck Road, London; Austrian Cultural Forum, London; Central Booking, New York; DKUK Salon, London; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; ANDOR Gallery, London; Global Committee, New York; El Tercer Lugar, Buenos Aires; Westminster Reference Library, London; Catalyst Arts, Belfast; Van Alen Institute, New York; Tate Modern, London; Pump House Gallery, London; and Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark.