PHOEB EUSTANCE
1990/PTBO

Phoebe Eustance (they/them) is an artist and researcher based between London and Birmingham. Their work engages in writing, performance, and audio-visual practices, intertwining queer studies, materiality, affect, and the political within the context of the clinic. They completed an MA (2016) at the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths and a BA (2013) in Fine Art at Leeds and Lisbon Universities. In 2022, they started a PhD at Birmingham School of Art and are a recipient of the Gertrude Aston Bowater PhD Award. For the last five years Phoebe has worked for the arts and mental health charity Hospital Rooms and is now a research consultant with them.

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2311 THE HOSPITAL JOINS THE PALACE

Phoebe Eustance in conversation with Staufer & Hasler Architekten. This event is part of Living in clostrophilia: Construction, practice and critique of the interior at Centre Culturel Suisse, a showcase for displaying new modes of design, experimental projects and prospective visions from the small scale of the home, the size of a spaceship, to that of the city or habitats in extreme environments.

2311—24/11/23 
Centre Culturel Suisse
75003 Paris 






2308 SENSING CLINICAL SPACES

A workshop exploring sensory encounters of the clinic through collage making and conversation. The event is part of the public programme of arts and mental health charity Hospital Rooms' exhibition 'Holding Space' at Hauser & Wirth London.
2308—26/08/23 
Hauser & Wirth
London W1S 2ET







2210 QUEER METHODS

Queer Methods
was a workshop that took place at Queercircle to explore the potential for queer methods in arts and health research and activism. It was born out of a collaboration between Hel Spandler (Asylum Magazine), Frances Williams (Queercircle), and Phoebe Eustance (Hospital Rooms).
2210—17/10/22 
Queercircle
London SE10 0BN






2209 RETHINKING MENTAL HEALTH CARE

A day of critical reflections on the spaces and politics of contemporary psychiatric care. Organised by Hospital Rooms and hosted by Hauser & Wirth. Speakers included: Hel Spandler, Abbas Zahedi, Jo Baudin, Jess Oglethorpe, Christopher Bailey and Phoeb Eustance.

2209—10/09/22
Hauser & Wirth
London W1S 2ET






2111 HOSPITAL ROOMS

Northside House X Hospital Rooms publication includes texts, interviews and artworks. Northside House is a forensic medium secure mental health unit in Norwich. Texts: Hugh Nicholson & Phoebe Eustance. Design: Molly Bonnell & Tom Shepherd-Barron.
2111—07/11/21 
Northside House
Norwich 






2104 QUEERING THE WAITING ROOM

Queering the Waiting Room is a visual essay that reimagines the institution as malleable. Borrowing from Jean Oury’s notion of ‘pathoplasty’, which attributes sickness to the environment, the project redirects the pathological gaze away from individual patients and towards the social structure of the hospital itself. Originally made for SARA2021 conference and screened at Hospitalfield in May 2021.
2104—07/04/21 
Academy of Arts
1010 Vienna 





1609 A MANUAL FOR LISTENING TO QUIET

A Manual for Listening to Quiet
Masters thesis project for the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths (University of London).

“That won’t help you,” said the policemen, who always became very quiet, almost sad, when K. began to shout, and in that way confused him or, to some extent, brought him to his senses.
The Trial, Franz Kafka (1925)
1609—05/09/16 
Goldsmiths
University of London



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