Profile: Sam Collins

Sam Collins

Sam Collins is an artist, designer and collaborator. He has exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions, and has in recent years concentrated on the design and production of large-scale art projects, and theatre. He has worked with Artangel since 2002, working with artists such as Steve McQueen, Matthew Barney, Gregor Schneider, Kutlug Ataman, Paul Pfeiffer and Heiner Goebbels. As a Designer he has worked on a diverse range of projects with numerous artists and organisations including, LIFT, Homeworks (Beirut) and Cape Farewell. In 2004 Sam began collaborating with Siobhan Davies Dance as Designer on Bird Song (2004/05), In Plain Clothes (2006) and Two Quartets (2007). Recent design projects include Il Tempo Del Postino – Group Show, an Opera/Art Exhibition with curators Hans Ulrich Obrist and Philippe Parreno, as part of Manchester International Festival in July 2007, and Richard III – An Arab Tragedy, a contemporary Arabic production of Shakespeare, with Sulayman Al Bassam Theatre Company. Sam is currently designing Drifting + Tilting – the Songs of Scott Walker, a staged concert to be performed at the Barbican in November 2008.

Sam has had a long involvement with Cape Farewell and is very excited about finally being on the boat.
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