Marcus Coates

On Thursday 26th of October, we welcome artist Marcus Coates to the Van Eyck, at 17:30 he will give a public talk in the auditorium. You're very welcome to join us!

Marcus Coates lives and works in London. His work aims to question the relational frameworks we use to define our position as a species amongst others. Exploring positions of alterity – he devises processes to explore the pragmatism and insight that empathetic perspectives and imagined realities can offer. He explicitly addresses a need to create functional and inclusive languages where conventional strategies of understanding and rationalisation prove inadequate.

Recent exhibitions include: As Above, So Below, IMMA, Dublin, 2017; You Might As Well Ask A Crow, Workplace Gallery, London 2016; Marcus Coates, Kate MacGarry, London, 2015; Ape Culture, HKW Berlin, 2015; The Trip, Serpentine Gallery, London and Implicit Sound, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, 2011; Psychopomp, Milton Keynes Gallery, 2010; Marcus Coates, Kunsthalle, Zurich, Switzerland, 2009.

Recent publications include: Marcus Coates, 2016, a survey monograph published by Koenig; URA Practical Guide to Unconscious Reasoning, 2014, Published by Bookworks.


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