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Brunel University, London- Performer/ Film Extra

Details of the Charity:

Phil Coy is an artist working across a range of media, collaging concepts rooted in the radical art and literature of the 20th century, with languages and architectures of contemporary global commerce. In 2000, he began making work exploring the intersection between digital and analogue modes of production, with an emphasis on landscape representation. He frequently works with specific communities, architects, software developers, musicians and scientists to produce digital films, generative performances, and public works. 

Recent exhibitions include: York Art Gallery (2018); South London Gallery (2018); Royal Observatory Greenwich (2018); Annely Juda Fine Art (2018); FACT (2017); Ferens Art Gallery and Hull Maritime Museum (2016); Wilkinson Gallery (2016); 58th and 59th BFI London Film Festivals (2014 and 2015). His public work, your right to continued existence (2016) is permanently installed on the Caledonian Road in London.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

This volunteering opportunity is a call for performers / film ‘extras’ who will be required for 2-3 hours on the Brunel Campus on Tuesday 21st May, 2019 from 10.30am am until 1.30pm The role will involve some movement – walking – in a large figure of eight, as part of a prescribed route around the campus. The action will be filmed on the Brunel University campus CCTV system, and will be used towards work produced as part of the Artist Residency undertaken by Phil Coy. Participants will be asked to signed a release form, allowing the footage to be used in the work.


All participants will receive a nominal fee for expenses, of £10, and a signed publication at the end of the residency. 

Skills Required:

No previous experience of performance is required, however participants should be able to walk at a moderate rate over 2-3 hours, and be interested in being part of an artist’s project

Additional Benefits:

  • A total amount of £10 will be offered to cover expenses
  • Experience of working as part of a performance/ film
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute to the Brunel Volunteers Award, which may lead to an invitation to the annual Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony in May
  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?