Studio Nathan Coley

Gathering Of Strangers 2007

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Scaffolding and Illuminated Text
8.2m x .45m


on the site of Nottingham Contemporary, England Haunch of Venison, New York Haunch of Venison, London

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Subsequently shown: Haunch of Venison, New York 2008 Haunch of Venison, London 2009 Nuit Blanche, Paris 2009 Istanbul Biennale, 2013

Gathering Of Strangers

Michael Rooks

Coley’s text piece Gathering of Strangers oddly advertises the uncomfortable circumstances of an assembly of unrelated, unfamiliar people, implying a condition of contemporary global nomadicism. The multicoloured, fairground light bulbs evoke an amusement park attraction, yet the phrase they spell…