© Phil Collins and Das Giftraum

untitled (the return of the real #2)
Lightjet print
unframed 29.7 x 43 cm
framed 47 x 58 x 3 cm
Ed. 2/20 plus 5 AP

Photographic print untitled (the return of the real #2) belongs to a series of works from mid-'00s in which Collins collaborated with the participants of reality TV to explore the culture of popular 'factual' programming and its wider implications.

Phil Collins is a visual artist and filmmaker based in Berlin and Wuppertal. Since the late 1990s his diverse practice, which looks at the intersections of art, politics and media, has been recognised for its commitment to social reality and lived experience. Collins’ works have been presented around the world and can be found in public collections such as those of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, the Tate Gallery in London, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Collins is Professor of Video and Performance at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne.