Invisible Dust

London | Thursday 24 April
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Phil Coy – Space science

Phil Coy at the RAL, courtesy of the artist


Artist Phil Coy, winner of a 2010 London Artists’ Film and Video Award, is the second artist in residence at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (the first was Elizabeth Price) He is developing his own commissioned artwork in collaboration with Dr Hugh Mortimer, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) and Dr Marek Kukula, Public Astronomer at the Royal Observatory.

Coy has been interested in satellite imagery and pixels for some time and the image above shows one of his previous works made in response to satellite images. The resulting artwork is planned to be shown at the Royal Museums Greenwich in 2015.