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Wysing Arts Centre 2015 artist residencies announced

Paul Purgas, Heather Phillipson, Irene Revell and more to undertake residencies on theme of the multiverse

Paul Purgas and Heather Phillipson are among the artists taking up residencies this year at Wysing Arts Centre in Cambridgeshire. Purgas is a member of the duo Emptyset, whose last album was released by Raster-Noton, and who have performed at numerous festivals including Unsound, Mutek and Semibreve, as well as in spaces ranging from London’s Tate Britain to disused mines in Kent. Phillipson is a London based artist who works with spoken work, poetry and film (see The Wire 372). Other artists taking part in the year long residency include film maker Erica Scourti and curator and Wire contributor Irene Revell, of Electra Productions.

Wysing’s 2015 residencies programme has been given the theme The Multiverse, with artists contributing to a number of public events throughout the year. The first of these takes place on 21 February. More details on all the artists taking part here.