Studio Nathan Coley

Jerusalem Syndrome 2005

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Single Screen Projection (20mins)
Shot on Super 16mm film and Dv Cam. Transferred onto DVD

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Commissioned by the University of Dundee Exhibitions Department. Subsequently shown: British Art Show 6, Baltic, Gateshead, 2005 A Cidade Interpretada, Santiago de Compostella, Spain, 2006 The Jerusalem Show, Al-Ma'mal Foundation for Contemprary Art, Jerusalem 2009


Jack Motram, The Herald, 9 Jan 2005 Iain Gale, A Biblical Experience, The Scotsman, 10 Jan 2005 Barry Didcock‘Psychosis and the City’, The Sunday Herald, 9 Jan 2005

Jerusalem Syndrome

Jenny Brownrigg

Jerusalem Syndrome is a rare travel psychosis, afflicting people who find themselves intoxicated by the Holy Land. Those affected can be found at holy sites, chanting, signing and delivering sermons as if living in the time of Christ. Coley’s work was filmed on location in Jerusalem in November…