Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Ceremony | Phil Collins suggested reading

Artist Phil Collins shares a list of suggested reading material as part his exhibition Ceremony at Cooper Gallery, 18 January – 16 February 2019.

Friedrich Engels, The Condition of the Working Class in England, 1845. London: Penguin Classics
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto, 1848. London: Penguin Classics
Eric Hobsbawm, How To Change the World: Tales of Marx and Marxism 1840-2011, 2011. London: Little, Brown.
Mark Fisher, Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?, 2009. Winchester: Zero Books.
Vickie Cooper and David Whyte (eds.), The Violence of Austerity, 2017. London: Pluto Press.
Jamie Woodcock, Working the Phones: Control and Resistance in Call Centres, 2016. London: Pluto Press.
Tristram Hunt, Frock-Coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels. 2009. London: Allen Lane.
China Mieville, October: The Story of Russian Revolution, 2017. London: Verso.
Peter Weiss, The Aesthetics of Resistance, Vol. I., 1975. Durham & London: Duke University Press.
Gavin McCrea, Mrs. Engels, 2015Melbourne / London: Scribe.
Walter Greenwood, Love on the Dole, 1933. London: Vintage Books.

Study Area for Phil Collins, Ceremony, 2018. Installation view Cooper Gallery, Dundee, 2019.
Photography by Sally Jubb. Courtesy Shady Lane Productions.