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Brunel University London - Fallen Eight

Details of the Charity:

We are looking for people to cover the installation invigilation during the following dates

Fallen Eight  launch during Hillingdon Literary Festival weekend:

Fri 4th October

2 people to cover 4 – 8 pm

Sat 5th and Sun 6th

2 x 3hr time slots per day:

10am - 1pm + 2pm - 5pm

Then termtime calender tbc – possibly every week Wed – Fri: 2 x 3hr time slots per day: 10am - 1pm + 2pm - 5pm

2nd week of Nov wk/c 11th

Finale of Artist in residence - open week of events for external / public audience.

Thu 14th  Fri 15th  Sat 16th , Sun 17th

2 x 3hr time slots per day:

10am - 1pm + 2pm - 5pm

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

To act the role of a security guard and guide for the Fallen eight installation this Autumn at Brunel University. The installation mimics the aesthetics of Surveillance. You will be ensuring that staff, student and public get access to see work. This is an acting / performance role not a security role.

Phil Coy’s Fallen eight utilises Brunel University’s five-hundred + CCTV cameras to create a new video installation. The work will be installed within an onsite security cabin adjacent to the rear entrance of Brunels iconic Lecture Centre.

Phil Coy’s Fallen eight was developed with thirty volunteers drawn from Brunels staff, students and local residents. Together they followed a simple rule based analogue walk, to create a pattern that is only seen from above by Brunels onsite CCTV monitoring system.

Coy has edited the captured CCTV into a collage of pedestrian movement combing the aesthetics of digital swarm and crowd modelling with contemporary surveillance technologies and architectures.

Skills Required:

  • Patience, acting, performing

Additional Benefits:

  • Time to focus, engagement with art work and artist.
  • Free signed publication
  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which leads to an invitation to the Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony.
  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?