Phillip Lai

Staff details

PositionSenior Lecturer in Fine Art (Studio Practice)
Department Art
Email p.lai (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7717 2999
Phillip Lai

Phillip Lai works with objects and sculpture.

Academic qualifications

  • 1993-94 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design
  • 1990-93 BA Fine Art (sculpture), Chelsea College of Art & Design

Teaching

Phillip has been a lecturer at Goldsmiths since 2001 and currently teaches into BA Fine Art and BA Fine Art & History of Art.

Professional projects

His solo exhibitions include The Showroom, Camden Arts Centre, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London and Transmission, Glasgow, as well as internationally at Galleria Franco Noero in Turin, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch in Berlin and Edouard Malingue in Hong Kong. His work has also been a part of group exhibitions at ICA London, CCA Glasgow, Nottingham Contemporary amongst others.

In 2017 he was selected for the Kenneth Armitage Fellowship and in 2018 was nominated for the Hepworth Prize for Sculpture.

Publications

Show/Exhibition

Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Wakefield, 2018)
Lai, Phillip. 2018. Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Wakefield, 2018). In: "The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture", The Hepworth Wakefield, United Kingdom, 26 Oct 2018 - 20 Jan 2019.

Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Hong Kong, 2017)
Lai, Phillip. 2017. Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Hong Kong, 2017). In: ""One Second Ago" - Edouard Malingue Gallery", Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 8th July – 26th August 2017.

Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (London, 2016)
Lai, Phillip. 2016. Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (London, 2016). In: "Phillip Lai, Stuart Shave/Modern Art", London, United Kingdom, 30th June – 6th August 2016.

Phillip Lai: group exhibition (London, 2016)
Lai, Phillip. 2016. Phillip Lai: group exhibition (London, 2016). In: ""Theories of Modern Art" - Stuart Shave/Modern Art", London, United Kingdom, 19th May – 18th June 2016.

Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Turin, 2016)
Lai, Phillip. 2016. Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Turin, 2016). In: ""Can I Step On It" - Galleria Franco Noero", Turin, Italy, 30th March – 14th May 2016.

Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Southampton, 2015)
Lai, Phillip. 2015. Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Southampton, 2015). In: ""An Intervention" - John Hansard Gallery", Southampton, United Kingdom, 12th May – 27th June 2015.

Phillip Lai: group exhibition (London, 2014)
Lai, Phillip. 2014. Phillip Lai: group exhibition (London, 2014). In: ""Interior" - Stuart Shave/Modern Art", London, United Kingdom, 18th July – 23rd August 2014.

Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Nottingham, 2014)
Lai, Phillip. 2014. Phillip Lai: group exhibition (Nottingham, 2014). In: ""Somewhat Abstract" - Nottingham Contemporary", Nottingham, United Kingdom, 12th April – 29th June 2014.

Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (London, 2014)
Lai, Phillip. 2014. Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (London, 2014). In: ""Besides" - Phillip Lai, Camden Arts Centre", London, United Kingdom, 11th April – 29th June 2014.

Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (Turin, 2012)
Lai, Phillip. 2012. Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (Turin, 2012). In: "Visitor", Turin, Italy, 14 May - 16 June 2012.

Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (Glasgow, 2009)
Lai, Phillip. 2009. Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (Glasgow, 2009). In: "Introduction and Jargon", Glasgow, United Kingdom, 5 - 30 May 2009.

Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (London, 2009)
Lai, Phillip. 2009. Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (London, 2009). In: "Phillip Lai, Stuart Shave/Modern Art", London, United Kingdom, 20 Nov - 19 Dec 2009.

Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (Berlin, 2008)
Lai, Phillip. 2008. Phillip Lai: solo exhibition (Berlin, 2008). In: "Open Container, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch", Berlin, Germany, 13 Dec 2008 - 24 Jan 2009.

A metal bar fell on someone's head or something
Lai, Phillip. 2007. A metal bar fell on someone's head or something. In: "A metal bar fell on someone's head or something", Galeria Franco Noero, Torino, Italy, 11/11/2007 - 1/15/2008.

Free To meet For Coffee sometime
Lai, Phillip. 2007. Free To meet For Coffee sometime. In: "Free To meet For Coffee sometime", London, Modern Art, 1/12/2007 - 2/11/2007.

John Frumism
Lai, Phillip. 2006. John Frumism. In: "John Frumism", Hotel, 6/4/2006 - 7/23/2006.

In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love
Lai, Phillip. 2005. In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love. In: "In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love", CCA, 11/12/2005 - 1/28/2006.

Exhibition Catalogue

Phillip Lai, The Showroom
Lai, Phillip. 1997. Phillip Lai, The Showroom.

Conference or Workshop Item

Public lecture - Artists Lecture Series
Lai, Phillip. 2006. 'Public lecture - Artists Lecture Series'. In: Artists Lecture Series, Arnolfini. Bristol, United Kingdom.

Guest speaker at Li Yuan Chia exhibition talk
Lai, Phillip. 2001. 'Guest speaker at Li Yuan Chia exhibition talk'. In: Li Yuan Chia exhibition talk. Camden Arts Centre / London, United Kingdom.

Art Object

Phillip Lai
Lai, Phillip. Phillip Lai.

Book Section

Contribution to Bent Aura
Lai, Phillip. 1999. Contribution to Bent Aura. In: , ed. Bent aura (STOPSTOP). STOPSTOP. ISBN 978-1902052014

Professional Activity

Guest advisor to London Arts (formerly London Arts Board)
Lai, Phillip. 1998. Guest advisor to London Arts (formerly London Arts Board).